Cordulagomphus tuberculatus Carle and Wighton 1990 (true dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Proterogomphidae

Full reference: F. L. Carle and D. C. Wighton. 1990. Insects from the Santana Formation, Lower Cretaceous, of Brazil. Chapter 3: Odonata. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 195:51-68

Belongs to Cordulagomphus according to G. Bechly 2007

See also Carle and Wighton 1990 and Nel and Paicheler 1994

Sister taxa: Cordulagomphus (Procordulagomphus), Cordulagomphus europaeus, Cordulagomphus fenestratus, Cordulagomphus hanneloreae, Cordulagomphus winkelhoferi

Type specimen: AMNH 43256, an exoskeleton (female). Its type locality is Crato (AMNH collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large carbonate in the Crato Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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