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Geropteron arcuatum Riek 1984 (winged insect)

Insecta - Geroptera - Geropteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 183505

Holotype

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1984. Taxonomy; A new interpretation of dragonfly wing venation based upon Early Upper Carboniferous fossils from Argentina (Insecta: Odonatoidea) and basic character states in pterygote wings. Canadian Journal of Zoology 62:1150-1166

Belongs to Geropteron according to J. F. Petrulevicius and P. R. Gutiérrez 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MLP 12885, a hindwing. Its type locality is Malanzán, Cuesta de la Herradura, which is in a Bashkirian terrestrial horizon in the Malanzán Formation of Argentina.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): hindwing 46.0 x 13.0