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Curviarculia lamasi Petrulevicius and Nel 2002 (true dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Palaeomacromiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 195161

MLP 28157 holotype scale bar 1 mm

Full reference: J. F. Petrulevicius and A. Nel. 2002. New Palaeomacromiid dragonflies from the Upper Paleocene of Argentina. Palaeontology 45(4):751-758

Belongs to Curviarculia according to J. F. Petrulevicius and A. Nel 2002

Sister taxon: Curviarculia delicata

Type specimen: MLP 28866, a forewing (basal 4/5 of forewing). Its type locality is El Garabatal, which is in a Paleocene lacustrine - small carbonate in the Maz Gordo Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): forewing 40.0 x 7.5