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Cretaneophya Jarzembowski and Nel 1996 (true dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Araripelibellulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 179092

Full reference: E. A. Jarzembowski and A. Nel. 1996. New fossil dragonflies from the Lower Cretaceous of SE England and the phylogeny of the superfamily Libelluloidea (Insecta: Odonata). Cretaceous Research 17:67-85

Parent taxon: Araripelibellulidae according to G. Fleck et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Araripelibellula, Araripelibellulinae, Rencordulia, Sopholibellula

Subtaxa: Cretaneophya strevensi

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore