Proinogomphus bodei Handlirsch 1939 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Liassogomphidae

Synonyms: Proinogomphus aequalicellatus Bode 1953, Proinogomphus bicellatus 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 Proinogomphus according to A. Bode 1953

See also Bechly 2018, Cowley 1942, Etter and Kuhn 2000 and Handlirsch 1939

Sister taxon: Proinogomphus kreuzerorum

Type specimens:

  • Proinogomphus bodei: Its type locality is Hondelage, Braunschweig, which is in a Toarcian offshore mudstone in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany
  • Proinogomphus aequalicellatus: Its type locality is Hattorf, Fallersleben (Boreale), which is in a Toarcian offshore mudstone in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.
  • Proinogomphus bicellatus: Its type locality is Hondelage, Braunschweig, which is in a Toarcian offshore mudstone in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Hondelage, Braunschweig

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