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Enallagma oligocena Cockerell and Andrews 1916 (narrow-winged damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Coenagrionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 282012

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell and H. Andrews. 1916. Dragon-flies from the English Oligocene. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 29:89-92

Belongs to Coenagrionidae according to A. Nel and G. Fleck 2014

Sister taxa: Agriocnemis, Argiinae, Diceratobasis, Enallagma, Hesperagrion, Ischnurinae, Nehalennia, Neoerythromma, Agrion

Type specimen: BMNH I.8631, a wing. Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Brodie coll), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore