Sinocalopteryx Lin et al. 2010 (broad-winged damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Calopterygidae

Full reference: Q. B. Lin, J. F. Petrulevicius, D. Y. Huang, A. Nel, and M. S. Engel. 2010. First fossil Calopterygoidea (Odonata: Zygoptera) from Southeastern Asia: A new genus and species from the Paleogene of China. Geobios 43:349-353

Parent taxon: Calopterygidae according to Q. B. Lin et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Calopteryx, Sapho, Umma

Subtaxa: Sinocalopteryx shangyongensis

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Type: Sinocalopteryx shangyongensis

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Shangyong village (Eocene of China)

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