†family Heterophlebiidae Needham 1903 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Heterophlebiidae

Synonym: Heterophlebiidae Handlirsch 1906 [objective synonym]

Parent taxon: Heterophlebioidea according to G. Bechly 2007

See also Bode 1953, Carpenter 1992, Cowley 1942, Nel et al. 1993, Tillyard 1925 and Whalley 1985

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

Subtaxa: Heterophlebia Trigonophlebia

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (13 collections), Luxembourg (1), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 18 collections including 34 occurrences

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