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Palaeolibellula Fleck et al. 1999 (common skimmer)

Insecta - Odonata - Libellulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 204273

Full reference: G. Fleck, A. Nel, and X. MartÝnez-Delcl˛s. 1999. The oldest record of libellulid dragonflies from the Upper Cretaceous of Kazakhstan (Insecta: Odonata, Anisoptera). Cretaceous Research 20:655-658

Parent taxon: Libellulidae according to G. Fleck et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Caussanelia, Diplax, Jeanlegrandia, Leucorrhininae, Libellula eusebioi, Libellula minuscula, Libellulinae, Miorhodopygia, Onychothemis, Oryctodiplax, Pantaliinae, Pantalinae, Prorhyothemis, Sloveniatrum, Sympetrinae, Tetrathemistinae, Trithemistinae

Subtaxa: Palaeolibellula zherikhini

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Type: Palaeolibellula zherikhini

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore