Buxieres-les-Mines (Autunian shales) (Permian to of France)

Also known as Buxieres les Mines, Allier, Autunien

Where: France (46.5° N, 3.0° E: paleocoordinates 0.1° N, 16.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Asselian to Asselian (298.9 - 290.1 Ma)

• middle Autunien, Autunien encompasses the Asselian and Sakmarian stages = lower Permian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified shale

• Autunian shales

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MNHN

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

• Museum d'Histoire Naturelle d'Autun (France)

Primary reference: D. Heyler and C. Poplin. 1989. Systematics and relationships among the Xenacanthiformes (Pisces, Chondrichthyes) in the light of Carboniferous and Permian French materal. Acta Musei Reginaehradecensis S. A.: Scientiae Naturales 22:69-78 [J. Alroy/R. Whatley/R. Whatley]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34797: authorized by John Alroy, entered by Robin Whatley on 25.09.2003, edited by Emma Dunne

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Taxonomic list

 Xenacanthiformes - Diplodoselachidae
Orthacanthus buxieri n. sp. Heyler and Poplin 1989 elasmobranch
 Paramblypteriformes -
Paramblypterus sp.1 Sauvage 1888
 Aeduelliformes - Aeduellidae
 Temnospondyli - Eryopidae
cf. Actinodon sp.1 Gaudry 1866 tetrapod
 Temnospondyli - Branchiosauridae
Apateon gracilis2 Credner 1881 tetrapod
Steyler et al. (2000b) and Werneburg (2003, as Melanerpeton gracile)
Acanthodes sp.1 Agassiz 1843