Liassophlebia magnifica Tillyard 1925 (damsel-dragonflies)

Insecta - Odonata - Liassophlebiidae

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1925. The British Liassic Dragonflies. Fossil Insects, British Museum Natural History 1:1-40

Belongs to Liassophlebia according to R. S. Kelly and A. Nel 2018

See also Tillyard 1925 and Zeuner 1962

Sister taxa: Liassophlebia batheri, Liassophlebia pseudomagnifica, Liassophlebia westwoodi, Liassophlebia withersi

Type specimen: BMNH I 6684-I 10462, an exoskeleton (thorax, left foreleg, right hindwing & base of right forewing). Its type locality is Binton, Warwickshire (Tomes collection), which is in a Planorbis marine shale/limestone in the Blue Lias Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Binton, Warwickshire (Tomes collection)

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