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Cretapetalura Nel et al. 1998 (true dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Cretapetaluridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 203614

Full reference: A. Nel, G. Bechly, E. Jarzembowski and X. Martínez-Delclòs. 1998. A revision of the fossil petalurid dragonflies (Insecta: Odonata: Anisoptera: Petalurida). Paleontologia Lombarda 10:1-68

Parent taxon: Cretapetaluridae according to G. Bechly 2007

Sister taxa: Anglopetalura, Cratopetalura, Eotanypteryx

Subtaxa: Cretapetalura brasiliensis

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore