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Agrion mascescens Scudder 1890 (damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Agrionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 207487

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. The Tertiary Insects of North America. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories XIII:1-734

Belongs to Agrion according to S. H. Scudder 1890

Sister taxa: Agrion (Agrion), Agrion (Sterope), Agrion aglaope, Agrion aglaopheme, Agrion exsularis, Agrion telluris

Type specimen: MCZ 394, an exoskeleton (head, thorax & wings). Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): abdomen length 24.5, forewing 21.3 x 4.6, thorax length 5.00