Aegyptidium Schlüter and Hartung 1982 (small darner)

Insecta - Odonata - Aeschnidiidae

Full reference: T. Schlüter and M. Hartung. 1982. Aegyptidium aburasiensis gen. nov, spec. nov. (Aeschnidiidae) und Gondvanogomphus bartheli gen. nov, spec. nov. (Gomphidae) aus mutmasslicher Unterkreide Südwest-Ägyptens (Anisoptera). Odonatologica 11(4):297-307

Parent taxon: Aeschnidiidae according to G. Fleck and A. Nel 2003

See also Nel and Martínez-Delclòs 1993 and Schlüter and Hartung 1982

Sister taxa: Aeschnidiella, Aeschnidiopsis, Aeschnidium, Angloaeschnidium, Bergeriaeschnidia, Brunetaeschnidium, Brunneaeschnidia, Cooperaeschnidium, Coramaeschnidium, Delclosaeschidium, Diastatopaeschnidium, Dracontaeschnidium, Gigantoaeschnidium, Hebeiaeschnidia, Iberoaeschnidium, Jarzembowskiaeschnidium, Kesseleraeschnidium, Kimmeridgebrachypteraeschnidium, Leptaeschnidium, Libellula abscissa, Linaeschnidium, Lithoaeschnidium, Lleidoaeschnidium, Malmaeschnidium, Misofaeschnidium, Nannoaeschnidium, Neimengogomphus, Neimengogomphus dongwugaiensis, Pseudosamarura, Pseudosamarura largina, Rossaeschnidium, Santanoptera, Sinaeschnidia, Sinostenophlebia, Solnhofenia, Stylaeschnidium, Tauropteryx, Urogomphus, Wightonia, Yixiangomphus, Yixiangomphus labius, Sona

Subtaxa: Aegyptidium aburasiensis

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at North Abu Ras Plateau to Saad Plateau (Cretaceous of Egypt)

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