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Sapho sannoisiensis Meunier 1914 (broad-winged damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Calopterygidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 241891

Alternative combination: Calopteryx sannoisiensis

Full reference: F. Meunier. 1914. Nouvelles recherches sur quelques Insectes du Sannoisien D' Aix-en-Provence. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, Quatrième Série 14:187-198

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

Sister taxa: Sapho armissani, Sapho legrandi

Type specimen: Mus. Marseille 5897, an exoskeleton (thorax with 1 fore & hindwing). Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (Museum Marseille Coll), 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): wing length 28.0