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Problongos baudiliensis genus novus & species nova : un nouveau Lépidoptère fossile découvert dans la diatomite du miocène supérieur de Saint-Bauzile (Ardèche, F-07) (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Ennominae)

Auteurs : Mérit (Xavier) et Mérit (Michel)

Année de publication : 2008
Publication : Lépidoptères. Revue de l'Association des Lépidoptéristes de France
Volume : 17
Fascicule : 39
Pagination : 29-33

Résumé :

The authors relate in the present paper the occurrence of several fossils discovered in the Upper Miocene diatomite deposit of Saint-Bauzile (F-07). This site shows an exceptional richness with some fossils particularly well preserved. During one research, a lepidopteron fossil was unexpectedly discovered. According to the estimated age of the members of the subfamily, the known larval food plants and others criteria, this moth appears to belonging to the subfamily of the Ennominae (Geometridae). The authors propose to name this new lepidopteron fossil Problongos baudiliensis gen. & spec. nov. UT ZOOREC:ZOOR14408046993