Anglogomphaeschna eocenica Nel and Fleck 2014 (darner dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae

Full reference: A. Nel and G. Fleck. 2014. Dragonflies and damselflies (Insecta: Odonata) from the Late Eocene of the Isle of Wight. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 104:283-306

Belongs to Anglogomphaeschna according to A. Nel and G. Fleck 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH I.8793, a forewing. Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Brodie coll), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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