Progonophlebia woodwardi Tillyard 1925 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Triassolestidae

Synonyms: Progonophlebia cramptoni Zeuner 1959, Progonophlebia cromptoni Zeuner 1959

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

Belongs to Progonophlebia according to A. Nel et al. 2002

See also Bechly 1997, Nel et al. 1993, Tillyard 1925 and Zeuner 1959

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Progonophlebia woodwardi: BMNH I 11241, a forewing (Complete). Its type locality is Strensham, Worcestershire, which is in a Rhaetian marine horizon in the Lilstock Formation of the United Kingdom.
  • Progonophlebia cromptoni: BMNH I 49297, a forewing. Its type locality is Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, which is in a Rhaetian marine limestone in the Insect Bed Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Strensham, Worcestershire

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