Necracantha composita Martynov 1929 (darner dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae

Full reference: A. V. Martynov. 1929. Ob iskopayemykh nasekomykh tretichnykh otlozheniy Ashutasa, Zaisanskogo uyezda [Fossil insects from Tertiary deposits in Ashutas, Saisan District]. Trudy Geologicheskogo Muzeya, Akademii Nauk SSSR 5:173-216

Belongs to Necracantha according to A. Nel et al. 1994

See also Martynov 1929

Sister taxon: Necracantha proxima

Type specimen: PIN 2113/6, a wing. Its type locality is Mount Ashutas, river Irtysh (PIN collection 2113), which is in a Chattian terrestrial claystone in Kazakhstan.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Mount Ashutas, river Irtysh (PIN collection 2113)

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