Parapetala Huang et al. 2003 (true dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata

Full reference: D. Y. Huang, A. Nel, and Q. B. Lin. 2003. A new genus and species of aeshnopteran dragonfly from the Lower Cretaceous of China. Cretaceous Research 24:141-147

Parent taxon: Aeshnoptera according to D. Y. Huang et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Aeshnomorpha, Burmaeshnidae, Cymatophlebiella, Enigmaeshnidae, Mesuropetaloidea, Propecymatophlebia, Sinocymatophlebiella

Subtaxa: Parapetala liaoningensis

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Type: Parapetala liaoningensis

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Liaoning Province unknown locality (Cretaceous of China)

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