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Family Aeshnidae Leach 1815 (darner dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata

PaleoDB taxon number: 71357

Alternative spelling: Aeschnidae

Parent taxon: Aeshnoidea according to G. Bechly 2007

Sister taxon: Telephlebiidae

Subtaxa: Aeshna dido, Aeshninae, Boyeria, Brachytroninae, Epiaeschna, Gynacanthinae, Huncoaeshna, Kvacekia, Merlax, Oplonaeschna vectensis, Palaeaeschna

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Type: Aeshna

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore