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Dorsettia Whalley 1985 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Campterophlebiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 180313

Full reference: P. E. S. Whalley. 1985. The systematics and palaeogeography of the Lower Jurassic insects of Dorset, England. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 39(3):107-189

Parent taxon: Campterophlebiidae according to D. R. Zheng et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Adelophlebia, Amnifleckia, Angaroneura, Angustiphlebia, Bathmophlebia, Bellabrunetia, Campterophlebia, Ctenogampsophlebia, Gampsophlebia, Hsiufua, Hypsophlebia, Hypsothemis, Karatawia, Melanohypsa, Olonkia, Oreophlebia, Oshinia, Parabrunetia, Parafleckium, Petrophlebia, Pritykinia, Pternopteron, Qibinlina, Sagulia, Sarytashia, Sibirioneura, Sinitsia, Sinokaratawia, Sogdophlebia, Xanthohypsa, Zygokaratawia, Hypsomelana

Subtaxa: Dorsettia laeta, Dorsettia sinica

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Type: Dorsettia laeta

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore