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Aeshna grandis Linnaeus 1758 (hawker dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234714

Synonym: Libellula quadrifasciata Müller 1764 (taxon 328337)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Aeshna according to H. Steinmann 1997

Sister taxa: Aeschna (Aeschna), Aeschna acrodonta, Aeschna dido, Aeschna ollivieri, Aeschna vosendorfensis, Aeshna andancensi, Aeshna cerdanica, Aeshna forficatum, Aeshna ghiandonii, Aeshna heterofasciata, Aeshna ignivora, Aeshna isosceles, Aeshna larvata, Aeshna messiniana, Aeshna multicellulata, Aeshna oligocenica, Aeshna ollivieri, Aeshna paleocyanea, Aeshna shanwangensis, Aeshna solida, Aeshna stavropolensis, Aeshna theobaldi, Aeshna turoliana, Aeshna tyche, Aeshna voesendorfensis, Aeshna zlatkokvaceki

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore