Furagrion jutlandicus Henriksen 1922 (damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata

Alternative combination: Phenacolestes jutlandica

Synonym: Furagrion morsi Zessin 2011

Full reference: K. L. Henriksen. 1922. Eocene insects from Denmark. Danmarks Geologiske Undersøgelse 37:1-36

Belongs to Furagrion according to S. B. Archibald et al. 2023

See also Archibald et al. 2021, Henriksen 1922, Nel and Paicheler 1994, Petrulevičius et al. 2008 and Zessin 2011

Sister taxon: Furagrion ansorgei

Type specimens:

  • Furagrion jutlandicus: Its type locality is Struer (Copenhagen coll), which is in a Ypresian offshore ramp mudstone in Denmark
  • Furagrion morsi: MOA 769/1,2, a wing. Its type locality is Hanklit, Mors (Ansorge collection), which is in a Ypresian offshore ramp claystone in the Ølst Formation of Denmark.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore


• Eocene of Denmark (14 collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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