Merlax bohemicus Prokop and Nel 2000 (darner dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae

Full reference: J. Prokop and A. Nel. 2000. Merlax bohemicus gen. n., sp. n., a new fossil dragonfly from the Lower Miocene of northern Bohemia (Odonata: Aeshnidae). European Journal of Entomology 97:427-431

Belongs to Merlax according to J. Prokop and A. Nel 2000

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: P419, a wing (Both pair of wings). Its type locality is Bilina mine, Bílina (Clayey Superseam horizon), which is in a MN 3 lacustrine - small claystone in the Most Formation of the Czech Republic.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Bilina mine, Bílina (Clayey Superseam horizon)

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