Articles | Volume 24, issue 2
Foss. Rec., 24, 207–221, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-207-2021
Foss. Rec., 24, 207–221, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/fr-24-207-2021
Research article
02 Jul 2021
Research article | 02 Jul 2021

A unique, large-sized stem Odonata (Insecta) found in the early Pennsylvanian of New Brunswick (Canada)

Olivier Béthoux et al.

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A specimen of an extinct relative of damsel- and dragonflies was discovered from ca. 310-million-years-old strata from New Brunswick (Canada). It is composed of an incomplete hindwing belonging to a new species whose wingspan was about 35 cm. Despite its incompleteness, it composes a useful addition to our knowledge of the early evolution of the group, owing to its unique combination of traits.