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Merlax Prokop and Nel 2000 (darner dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 178059

Full reference: J. Prokop and A. Nel. 2000. Merlax bohemicus gen. n., sp. n., a new fossil dragonfly from the Lower Miocene of northern Bohemia (Odonata: Aeshnidae). European Journal of Entomology 97:427-431

Parent taxon: Aeshnidae according to J. Prokop and A. Nel 2000

Sister taxa: Aeshna dido, Aeshninae, Basiaeschna, Brachytroninae, Eoshna, Epiaeschna, Gynacanthinae, Huncoaeshna, Idemlinea, Kvacekia, Oplonaeschna vectensis, Palaeaeschna, Ypshna

Subtaxa: Merlax bohemicus

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Type: Merlax bohemicus

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore