Aeshna shanwangensis Li et al. 2011 (hawker dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae

Full reference: Y. J. Li, A. Nel, and D. Ren. 2011. Taxonomic names, in New discoveries of Neogene hawker dragonflies (Insecta, Odonata, Aeshnidae) from Shandong province in China. Zoosystema 33:577-590

Belongs to Aeshna according to Y. J. Li et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Aeschna (Aeschna), Aeschna acrodonta, Aeschna dido, Aeschna ollivieri, Aeschna vosendorfensis, Aeshna andancensi, Aeshna cerdanica, Aeshna forficatum, Aeshna ghiandonii, Aeshna grandis, Aeshna heterofasciata, Aeshna ignivora, Aeshna isosceles, Aeshna larvata, Aeshna messiniana, Aeshna multicellulata, Aeshna oligocenica, Aeshna ollivieri, Aeshna paleocyanea, Aeshna solida, Aeshna stavropolensis, Aeshna theobaldi, Aeshna turoliana, Aeshna tyche, Aeshna voesendorfensis, Aeshna zlatkokvaceki

Type specimen: CNU-ODO-SS2011011, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County (CNU collection), which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Shanwang, Linqu County (CNU collection)

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