Lestes vicina Hagen 1858 (spread-winged damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Lestidae

Full reference: H. A. Hagen. 1858. Zwei Libellen aus der Braunkohle von Siblos. Palaeontographica 5(5):121-124

Belongs to Lestes according to A. Nel and J. C. Paicheler 1994

See also Hagen 1858 and Martini 1971

Sister taxa: Lestes aquisextana, Lestes arvernus, Lestes brisaci, Lestes ceresti, Lestes conexus, Lestes datangensis, Lestes dianacompteae, Lestes forsterii, Lestes irenea, Lestes leucosia, Lestes ligea, Lestes lutzi, Lestes peisinoe, Lestes plicata, Lestes regina, Lestes sieblosiformis, Lestes statzi, Lestes zalesskyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sieblos (Hassencamp collection), which is in an Oligocene terrestrial horizon in Germany

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore


• Oligocene of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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