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†family Palaeomacromiidae Petrulevicius et al. 1999 (true dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata

PaleoDB taxon number: 192216

Synonym: Bolcathemidae Gentilini 2002 (taxon 192215)

Full reference: J. F. Petrulevicius, A. Nel, and J. Muzón. 1999. A new Libelluloid family from the Upper Paleocene of Argentina. Palaeontology 42(4):677-682

Parent taxon: Anauriculida according to J. F. Petrulevicius and A. Nel 2007

Sister taxa: Bolcacorduliidae, Libellulida

Subtaxa: Bolcathemis, Curviarculia, Palaeomacromia

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore