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†family Liupanshaniidae Bechly et al. 2001 (true dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata

PaleoDB taxon number: 175155

Full reference: G. Bechly, A. Nel, X. Martínez-Declòs, E. A. Jarzembowski, R. Coram, D. Martill, G. Fleck, F. Escuillié, M. M. Wisshak and M. Maisch. 2001. A revision and phylogenetic study of Mesozoic Aeshnoptera, with description of numerous new taxa (Insecta: Odonata: Anisoptera). Neue Paläontologische Abhandlungen 4:1-219

Parent taxon: Anisoptera according to G. Bechly 2010

Sister taxa: Aeschna eudore, Aeschna parkinsoni, Aeschnidioidea, Cercus, Cercus clavus, Cordulia scheuchzeri, Cratopetaliidae, Cymatophlebia mongolica, Dissurus, Dissurus liauyuanensis, Dissurus qinquanensis, Euanisoptera, Hageniidae, Henrotayiidae, Ictinogomphus fur, Ixtahua, Juragomphidae, Kazakhophlebiella, Libellula calypso, Libellula doris, Libellula eurynome, Libellula melobasis, Libellula perse, Libellula thetis, Libellula thoe, Libelluloidea, Magnathemidae, Megaphlebiidae, Miopetalura orientalis, Necrogomphus, Nothomacromiidae, Petalurida, Pritykiniella, Proterogomphidae, Stenogomphus scudderi

Subtaxa: Araripeliupanshania, Galloliupanshania, Guyuanaeschnidia, Libanoliupanshania, Liupanshania, Paraliupanshania, Paramesuropetala, Protoliupanshania

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore