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Pseudoeuphaea filosa Hagen 1862 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata

PaleoDB taxon number: 178849

Alternative combination: Euphaea filosa

Full reference: H. A. Hagen. 1862. Ueber die Neuropteren aus dem lithographischen Schiefer in Bayern. Palaeontographica 10:96-145

Belongs to Odonata according to G. Fleck et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Anisozygoptera, Epiproctophora, Hageniella, Hageniella problematica, Idionychidae, Kobdoneura, Libellula decapitata, Libellulina, Mesomantidiidae, Mesonetopsis, Orthaeschnites, Oryctothemis, Palaeophlebia, Peraphlebia, Proaeschna, Pseudoeuphaea, Pseudoeuphaea areolata, Pseudoeuphaea falsificata, Pseudoeuphaea obscura, Sogdothemis, Syrrhoe, Triassophlebia, Trichocnemis, Zygoptera

Type specimen: Its type locality is Solnhofen (BSPGM Munich coll), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): length 53.0