PaleoDB taxon number: 245007
Alternative combinations: Barbarothea florissanti, Libytheana florissanti
Synonym: Oligodonta florissantensis Brown 1976 (taxon 212985)
Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1892. Some Insects of special interest from Florissant, Colorado and other points in the Tertiaries of Colorado and Utah. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 93:1-25
Sister taxon: Prolibythea vagabunda
- Prolibythea florissanti: Its type locality is Florissant (Long collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado
- Oligodonta florissantensis: UF 21998, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Singer Trench, Singer Ranch, Florissant, which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.
Average measurements (in mm): antennae length 12.0, body length 26.0, forewing 27.5 x 16.5, hindwing 22.0 x 21.5