Pycnothemis Handlirsch 1939 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata

Synonym: Pycnothemis Cowley 1942 [objective synonym]

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1939. Neue Untersuchungen über die fossilen Insekten mit Ergänzungen und Nachträgen sowie Ausblicken auf phylogenetische, palaeogeographische und allgemein biologische Probleme. II Teil. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 49:1-240

Parent taxon: Anisozygoptera according to F. M. Carpenter 1992

See also Clapham 2018, Cowley 1942 and Handlirsch 1939

Sister taxa: Anomothemis, Epiophlebioidea, Gasophlebia, Liadothemis, Magnasupplephlebia, Oreopteroidea, Parelthothemis, Petrothemis, Rhabdothemis, Tarsophlebioidea, Temnostigma

Subtaxa: Pycnothemis densa

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Type: Pycnothemis densa

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection) (Jurassic of Germany)

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