Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Caussanelia papaziani Nel et al. 1997 (common skimmer)

Insecta - Odonata - Libellulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 235851

Full reference: A. Nel, X. Martínez-Delclòs, F. Papier and J. Oudard. 1997. New Tertiary Fossil Odonata from France (Sieblosiidae, Lestidae, Coenagrionidae, Megapodagrionidae, Libellulidae). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 44(2):231-258

Belongs to Caussanelia according to A. Nel et al. 1997

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN-LP-R. 55179, a wing (Forewing, hindwing, and thoracic segment). Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (Coll. Nel), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): forewing 27.5 x 6.5