Gomphaeschna carinthiae Schädel and Lechner 2017 (true dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Gomphaeschnidae

Full reference: M. Schädel and T. S. Lechner. 2017. Two new dragonflies (Odonata: Anisoptera) from the Miocene of Carinthia (Austria). Zootaxa 4243:153-164

Belongs to Gomphaeschna according to M. Schädel and T. S. Lechner 2017

Sister taxa: Gomphaeschna inferna, Gomphaeschna miocenica, Gomphaeschna schrankii, Gomphaeschna sibirica

Type specimen: UMJG&P 211472, a hindwing. Its type locality is Schaßbach (Universalmuseum Joanneum collection), which is in a Badenian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Mühldorf Formation of Austria.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Schaßbach (Universalmuseum Joanneum collection)

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