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Libellula minuscula Oustalet 1870 (common skimmer)

Insecta - Odonata - Libellulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 283747

Full reference: E. Oustalet. 1870. Recherches sur les insectes fossiles des terrains Tertiaires de la France, première partie, insectes fossiles de l'Auvergne. Annales des Sciences Géologiques, Paris 2(3):1-178

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

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Corent (MNHN collection), which is in a Rupelian lacustrine - large marl in France

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore