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Anax charpentieri Hagen 1848 (darner dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 203624

Full reference: H. Hagen. 1848. Die fossilen Libellen Europa's. Entomologische Zeitung 9:6-13

Belongs to Anax according to H. A. Hagen 1862

Sister taxa: Anax buchii, Anax criptus, Anax ephippiger, Anax imperator, Anax parthenope

Type specimen: MCZ 6176, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Eichstätt, Solnhofen (SNSD Dresden collection), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore