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Agrion icarus Hagen 1863 (damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata

PaleoDB taxon number: 284908

Full reference: H. A. Hagen. 1863. Neuroptern aus der Braunkohle von Rott im Siebengebirge. Palaeontographica 10:247-269

Belongs to Coenagrionoidea according to J. F. Petrulevicius et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Balticoagrion, Burmacoenagrionidae, Coenagrionidae, Hispanocoenagrion, Platycnemididae, Platycnemidoidea, Trichocnemis aliena

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rott (Krantz Bonn coll), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large shale in the Rott Formation of Germany

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore