Ross, Andrew, José, M A C and Nel, A (2016) The first records of coenagrionid damselflies (Odonata: Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae: Neoerythromma sp. and Nehalennia sp.) from Mexican Amber (Miocene). Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 68 (1). pp. 81-86. ISSN 1405-3322

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Abstract

Two specimens of the damselfly (Odonata: Zygoptera) family Coenagrionidae are described from Mexican amber of early Miocene age, identified as Neoerythromma sp. and Nehalennia sp. They constitute the first records of the family Coenagrionidae from this amber, and the first fossil records of the genera Neoerythromma and Nehalennia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Amber, Odonata, Neoerythromma, Nehalennia, Miocene, Mexico.
Subjects: F History United States, Canada, Latin America > F1201 Latin America (General)
Q Science > QE Geology
Q Science > QL Zoology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2016 14:03
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2016 12:15
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1640

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