Heterophlebia buckmani Brodie 1845 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Heterophlebiidae

Alternative combinations: Agrion buckmani, Heterophlebia buckmanni

Synonyms: Acrophlebia geinitzi Handlirsch 1906, Clydonophlebia megapolitana Handlirsch 1939, Heterophlebia angulata Tillyard 1925, Heterophlebia debilis Handlirsch 1939, Heterophlebia dislocata Brodie 1849, Heterophlebia dobbertinensis Handlirsch 1939, Heterophlebia geinitzi Handlirsch 1906, Heterophlebia geinitziella Handlirsch 1939, Heterophlebia germana Handlirsch 1939, Heterophlebia gracilis Handlirsch 1939, Heterophlebia megapolitana Handlirsch 1939, Heterophlebia proxima Bode 1905, Heterophlebia similis Handlirsch 1939, Heterophlebia tillyardi Handlirsch 1939, Libellula (Heterophlebia) dislocata Brodie 1849, Systellothemis reticulata Handlirsch 1939

Full reference: P. B. Brodie. 1845. A History of the Fossil Insects in the Secondary Rocks of England Accompanied by a Particular Account of the Strata in which they Occur, and of the Circumstances Connected with their Preservation 1-130

Belongs to Heterophlebia according to J. Ansorge 1999

See also Ansorge 1996, Bode 1905, Bode 1953, Brodie 1845, Brodie 1849, Cowley 1942, Geinitz 1888, Hagen 1850, Hagen 1866, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1939, Nel et al. 1993, Tillyard 1925 and Zessin 1982

Sister taxon: Plagiophlebia praecostarea

Type specimens:

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore


• Jurassic of Germany (4 collections), Luxembourg (1), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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