Superfamily Platystictoidea Kennedy 1920 (damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata

Full reference: C. H. Kennedy. 1920. The phylogeny of the zygopterous dragonflies as based on the evidence of the penes. The Ohio Journal of Science 21:19-29

Parent taxon: Zygoptera according to D. R. Zheng et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Agrion exhaustum, Agrion hecticum, Agrion mysis, Agrion thais, Andrephlebia, Burmadysagrioninae, Caloptera, Dinosamarura, Eopodagrion, Euzygoptera, Furagrion, Gasophlebia, Gomphus resinatus, Hemiphlebioidea, Italolestes, Megalestes anglicus, Mesomegaloprepidae, Podagrion abortivum, Pulchrairina, Samarura, Santanagrion, Steleopteridae, Steropoides, Valerea, Whetwhetaksidae, Dysagrionidae, Sieblosiidae

Subtaxa: Platystictidae

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Burmese amber, Kachin amber (NIGP coll) (Cretaceous of Myanmar)

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