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Short Communication
Published: 2020-11-26

First argiolestid damselfly (Odonata: Zygoptera) from the late Palaeocene of Northwest Argentina

CONICET - División Paleozoología Invertebrados, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Paseo del Bosque s/n, La Plata (1900), Argentina
Odonata Zygoptera

Abstract

Megapodagrionids in the wide sense are a polyphyletic group of damselflies (Huang et al., 2018). In recent studies there is a tendency to restrict the Megapodagrionidae only to few genera, and to over rank some subfamilies such as Philosininae and Argiolestinae to family level (Kalkman & Theischinger, 2013; Dijkstra et al., 2014). These efforts are based on nymphal (Kalkman et al., 2010) and wing characters (Kalkman & Theischinger, 2013).

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