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Libellula eusebioi Piton 1935 (common skimmer)

Insecta - Odonata - Libellulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 256265

Alternative combination: Platetrum eusebioi

Full reference: L. Piton. 1935. Pseudo-névroptères et Névroptères des Cinérites tertiaires d'Auvergne. Annales de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 78:171-176

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

Sister taxa: Caussanelia, Diplax, Jeanlegrandia, Leucorrhininae, Libellula minuscula, Libellulinae, Miorhodopygia, Onychothemis, Oryctodiplax, Palaeolibellula, Pantaliinae, Pantalinae, Prorhyothemis, Sloveniatrum, Sympetrinae, Tetrathemistinae, Trithemistinae

Type specimen: MNHN B.47286, a hindwing. Its type locality is Lake Chambon (Piton coll), which is in a Piacenzian crater lake diatomite/volcaniclastic in France.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): hindwing length 34.0