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Costalimella nordestina Martins-Neto 1996 (mayfly)

Insecta - Ephemeroptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 220716

Full reference: R. G. Martins-Neto. 1996. New Mayflies (Insecta, Ephemeroptera) from the Santana Formation (Lower Cretaceous), Araripe Basin, Northeastern Brazil. Revista Espaņola de Paleontologia 11:177-192

Belongs to Ephemeroptera according to A. H. Staniczek 2007

Sister taxa: Aenigmephemeridae, Alulata, Aphelophlebodidae, Babidae, Costalimella zucchii, Durlophlebia, Epeoromimidae, Ephemera oeningensis, Ephemeroidea, Euplectoptera, Heptagenioidea, Metretopus henningseni, Parabaetis, Siphluriscidae, Protereismidae, Hexagenitidae

Type specimen: RGMN-T004, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Crato, Tatajuba farm, Araripe Basin, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large limestone in the Crato Formation of Brazil.

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