Phthitogomphus angulatus Handlirsch 1939

Insecta - Odonata - Liassogomphidae

Alternative combination: Paragomphus angulatus

Synonym: Gomphites (Palaeogomphus) aranea Bode 1953

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1939. Neue Untersuchungen über die fossilen Insekten mit Ergänzungen und Nachträgen sowie Ausblicken auf phylogenetische, palaeogeographische und allgemein biologische Probleme. II Teil. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 49:1-240

Belongs to Phthitogomphus according to A. Nel et al. 1993

See also Bode 1953, Cowley 1942 and Etter and Kuhn 2000

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Phthitogomphus angulatus: Its type locality is Grassel, Braunschweig, which is in a Toarcian offshore mudstone in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany
  • Gomphites (Palaeogomphus) aranea:


• Jurassic of Germany (1 collection), Luxembourg (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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