†family Mesomantidiidae Tillyard 1923 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Mesomantidiidae

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1923. Mesozoic Insects of Queensland. No. 10 Summary of the Upper Triassic Insect fauna of Ipswich, Q. (With an Appendix describing new Hemiptera and Planipennia). The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 48:481-498

Parent taxon: Odonata according to P. A. Jell 2004

See also Tillyard 1923

Sister taxa: Anisozygoptera, Epiproctophora, Hageniella, Hageniella problematica, Idionychidae, Kobdoneura, Liassophlebia clavigaster, Liassophlebia hopei, Libellula decapitata, Libellulina, Mesonetopsis, Orthaeschnites, Oryctothemis, Palaeophlebia, Peraphlebia, Proaeschna, Pseudoeuphaea, Pseudoeuphaea areolata, Pseudoeuphaea falsificata, Pseudoeuphaea filosa, Pseudoeuphaea obscura, Sogdothemis, Syrrhoe, Triassophlebia, Zygoptera

Subtaxa: Mesomantidion

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Type: Mesomantidion

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Denmark Hill Insect Bed (Dunstan 1909 collection) (Triassic of Australia)

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