Heterophlebia Westwood 1849 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Heterophlebiidae

Synonyms: Acrophlebia Cowley 1942, Clydonophlebia Cowley 1942, Plagiophlebia Bode 1953, Systellothemis Handlirsch 1939, Systellothemis Cowley 1942 [objective synonym]

Full reference: J. O. Westwood. 1849. Heterophlebia name, in Notice on the discovery of a dragon-fly and a new species of Leptolepis in the upper Lias near Cheltenham, with a few remarks on that formation in Gloucestershire. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 5:31-37

Parent taxon: Heterophlebiidae according to J. Ansorge 1996

See also Ansorge 1999, Carpenter 1992, Clapham 2020, Cowley 1942, Handlirsch 1939 and Nel et al. 1993

Sister taxon: Trigonophlebia

Subtaxa: Plagiophlebia praecostarea

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore


• Jurassic of Germany (11 collections), Luxembourg (1), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 16 collections including 29 occurrences

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