†family Liassophlebiidae Tillyard 1925 (damsel-dragonflies)

Insecta - Odonata - Liassophlebiidae

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1925. The British Liassic Dragonflies. Fossil Insects, British Museum Natural History 1:1-40

Parent taxon: Heterophlebioidea according to R. S. Kelly and A. Nel 2018

See also Bechly 2007, Bode 1953, Carpenter 1992, Nel et al. 1993, Nel and Petrulevicius 2005, Pritykina 1970, Tillyard 1925, Whalley 1985 and Zeuner 1962

Sister taxa: Anglophlebiidae, Archithemistidae, Heterophlebiidae, Huabeia, Myopophlebiidae, Parastenophlebiidae

Subtaxa: Bavarophlebia Ferganophlebia Grimmenopteron Liassophlebia Rossiphlebia

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Type: Liassophlebia

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Austria (1 collection), Germany (2), Kyrgyzstan (1), the United Kingdom (6)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 13 collections including 15 occurrences

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