Epallagites Cockerell 1925 (damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1925. Fossil insects in the United States National Museum. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 64(13):1-15

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

See also Carpenter 1992 and Cockerell 1925

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

Subtaxa: Epallagites avus

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Type: Epallagites avus

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Salt Wash, Roan Mountains, station 2 (Eocene of Colorado)

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