Family Megapodagrionidae Tillyard 1917 (flatwing)

Insecta - Odonata - Megapodagrionidae

Alternative spelling: Megapodagrioninae

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1917. The Biology of Dragonflies (Odonata or Paraneuroptera) 1-396

Parent taxon: Coenagriomorpha according to D. Azar and A. Nel 2008

See also Carpenter 1992, Nel and Paicheler 1994, Petrulevicius et al. 2008 and Tillyard 1917

Sister taxon: Megapodagrioniidae

Subtaxa: Argiolestinae Cretapodagrion Eckfeldia Electropodagrion Furagrion Hanklitia Megapodagrion Morsagrion Oligoargiolestes Thanetophilosina Vulcagrion

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Type: Megapodagrion

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (2 collections)

• Miocene of France (2)

• Oligocene of Kazakhstan (1)

• Eocene of Denmark (7), Germany (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (6: Colorado, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of France (1)

• Cretaceous of China (1)

Total: 27 collections including 29 occurrences

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