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La Lieude farm, Lodève basin (Permian of France)

Where: France (43.6° N, 3.3° E: paleocoordinates 3.4° N, 20.2° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Merifrons Member (Salagou Formation), Kungurian (279.5 - 272.5 Ma)

• Upper part of Salagou Formation (Merifrons Member) is primarily Kungurian age, according to Michel et al. (2015), constrained by Artinskian radiometric ages in the underlying Octon Mb.

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: pond; lithified claystone

• Small ponds on a playa lake; Lodève Basin, half-graben

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by J. Lapeyrie

• Repository: Musée Fleury, Lodève

Primary reference: O. Béthoux, A. Nel, J. W. Schneider and G. Gand. 2007. Lodetiella magnifica nov. gen. and nov. sp. (Insecta: Palaeodictyoptera; Permian), an extreme situation in wing morphology of palaeopterous insects. Geobios 40:181-189 [M. Clapham/A. Delelli/M. Clapham] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 124279: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Amy Delelli on 10.02.2012, edited by Matthew Clapham

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