Protothore Cockerell 1930 (damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata

Alternative spelling: Prothotore

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1930. A Fossil Dragon-fly from California (Odonata: Calopterygidae). Entomological News 41:49-50

Parent taxon: Calopterygoidea according to A. Nel and J. C. Paicheler 1993

See also Carpenter 1992 and Cockerell 1930

Sister taxa: Calopterygidae, Chlorocyphidae, Eocalopteryx, Epallagites, Hypolestidae, Polythoridae

Subtaxa: Protothore explicata

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Phillips sawmill (Eocene of California)

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