San Salvador (Bellver de Cerdanya, MGM collection) (Miocene to of Spain)

Where: Lleida, Spain (42.4° N, 1.8° E: paleocoordinates 42.6° N, 1.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Vallesian to Vallesian (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; lithified, diatomaceous, calcareous mudstone

• The Cerdanya basin was formed during dextral slip along the NE–SW La Tet fault (eastern Pyrenees) which formed a horsetail structure at its SW end.

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collection methods: Repository: Museo Geominero de Madrid (MGM)

Primary reference: A. Arillo. 2001. Presencia de la familia Pompilidae (Insecta, Hymenoptera) en el Mioceno Superior de la Cuenca de La Cerdaña (Lleida, NE de España). Coloquios de Paleontología 52:79-83 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140802: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 17.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hymenoptera - Pompilidae
"Dipogon (Deuteragenia) sp." = Deuteragenia
"Dipogon (Deuteragenia) sp." = Deuteragenia Sustera 1912 spider wasp
MGM-2929