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Sapho armissani Nel 1987 (broad-winged damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Calopterygidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 206156

Full reference: A. Nel. 1987. Un nouveau Calopterygidae fossile des laminites Oligocènes D'Armissan (Aude, France). Revue Française d'Entomologie (N.S.) 9(3):147-148

Belongs to Sapho according to A. Nel and J. C. Paicheler 1993

Sister taxa: Sapho legrandi, Sapho sannoisiensis

Type specimen: MNHN B 47290, a wing (complete wing). Its type locality is Armissan quarry, near Narbonne (MNHN collection), which is in an Oligocene pond limestone in France.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): wing 29.0 x 9.0