Samarura Brauer et al. 1889 (damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata

Full reference: F. Brauer, J. Redtenbacher, and L. Ganglbauer. 1889. Fossile Insekten aus der Juraformation Ost-Sibiriens. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St.-Pétersbourg, VII Série 36(15):1-22

Parent taxon: Zygoptera according to A. Nel et al. 1993

See also Brauer et al. 1889, Carpenter 1992, Handlirsch 1906 and Nel and Martínez-Delclòs 1993

Sister taxa: Agrion exhaustum, Agrion hecticum, Agrion mysis, Agrion thais, Andrephlebia, Burmadysagrioninae, Caloptera, Dinosamarura, Eopodagrion, Euzygoptera, Furagrion, Gasophlebia, Gomphus resinatus, Hemiphlebioidea, Italolestes, Megalestes anglicus, Mesomegaloprepidae, Platystictoidea, Podagrion abortivum, Pulchrairina, Santanagrion, Steleopteridae, Steropoides, Valerea, Dysagrionidae, Whetwhetaksidae, Sieblosiidae

Subtaxa: Samarura gigantea Samarura punctaticaudata

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore


• Cretaceous of Spain (2 collections)

• Jurassic of China (5), the Russian Federation (1)

• Triassic of Australia (1)

Total: 9 collections including 13 occurrences

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