†family Triassolestidae Tillyard 1918 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Triassolestidae

Synonyms: Italophlebiidae Whalley 1986, Mesophlebiidae Tillyard 1916, Mesophlebiinae Tillyard 1916, Progonophlebiidae Tillyard 1925, Triassoneuridae Riek 1976

Parent taxon: Isophlebioptera according to A. Nel et al. 2002

See also Bechly 1997, Carpenter 1992, Cowley 1942, Fujiyama 1991, Nel et al. 1993, Nel and Paicheler 1994, Pritykina 1981, Riek 1976, Tillyard 1916, Tillyard 1922, Tillyard 1923 and Tillyard 1925

Sister taxa: Eosagrionidae, Euthemistidae, Isophlebiida, Paragonophlebiidae, Parazygoptera, Parazygoptera, Pseudostenolestidae

Subtaxa: Germanophlebia Italophlebia Mesophlebia Progonophlebia Sogdopterites Triassolestes Triassolestinae Triassolestodes Triassoneura Triassothemis

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Type: Triassolestes

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (1 collection), Kyrgyzstan (2)

• Triassic of Argentina (1), Australia (3), Germany (2), Italy (1), Kyrgyzstan (2), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 15 collections including 19 occurrences

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