Araripelibellula Nel and Paicheler 1994 (true dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Araripelibellulidae

Full reference: A. Nel and J. C. Paicheler. 1994. Les Libelluloidea autres que Libellulidae fossiles Un inventaire critique (Odonata, Corduliidae, Macromiidae, Synthemistidae, Chlorogomphidae et Mesophlebiidae). Nouvelle Revue d'Entomologie 11:321-334

Parent taxon: Araripelibellulidae according to G. Fleck et al. 2008

See also Bechly 2007 and Nel and Paicheler 1994

Sister taxa: Araripelibellulinae, Cretaneophya, Rencordulia, Sopholibellula

Subtaxa: Araripelibellula britannica Araripelibellula martinsnetoi

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Type: Araripelibellula martinsnetoi

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (3 collections), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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