†family Archithemistidae Tillyard 1917 (dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Archithemistidae

Alternative spellings: Archithemidae, Architheminae

Synonym: Diastatommidae Handlirsch 1906 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Heterophlebioidea according to R. S. Kelly and A. Nel 2018

See also Bechly 2007, Carpenter 1992, Cowley 1942, Handlirsch 1906, Martynov 1925, Martynov 1937, Nel et al. 1993, Tillyard 1925 and Whalley 1985

Sister taxa: Anglophlebiidae, Heterophlebiidae, Huabeia, Liassophlebiidae, Myopophlebiidae, Parastenophlebiidae

Subtaxa: Archithemis Archithemitinae Diastatommitinae

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

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

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