Wing of a dragonfly-like insect from the extinct group of the
Length of the wing 13 cm! The animal had a wingspan of about 30
It is in a siderite nodule from the (now closed down) opencast coal
pit Crock Hey near Manchester.
Upper Carboniferous (Westphalian A). Photo by the finder Andy Tenny.
The paper in which this new species is described can be
downloaded as a pdf.
Go and see the
in which Andy is congratulated.
Reconstruction of a similar
Part and counterpart