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Heterothemis Handlirsch 1906 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Liassogomphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 180327

Synonyms: Gomphites Handlirsch 1920 (no. 180553), Gomphites (Palaeogomphus) Handlirsch 1939 (no. 180978), Liassogomphus Cowley 1934 (no. 170231), Palaeogomphus Handlirsch 1939 (no. 180643), Palaeogomphus Cowley 1942 [objective synonym] (no. 375411)

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

Parent taxon: Liassogomphidae according to G. Bechly 2018

Sister taxa: Chrysogomphus, Elattogomphus, Necygomphus, Phthitogomphus, Proinogomphus

Subtaxa: Heterothemis brodiei

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore