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Family Calopterygidae Selys 1815 (broad-winged damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata

PaleoDB taxon number: 193735

Parent taxon: Calopterygoidea according to G. Bechly 2007

Sister taxa: Chlorocyphidae, Eocalopteryx, Epallagites, Hypolestidae, Polythoridae, Protothore

Subtaxa: Calopteryx, Sapho, Sinocalopteryx, Umma

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Type: Calopteryx

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore