†family Whetwhetaksidae Archibald and Cannings 2021 (damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Whetwhetaksidae

Full reference: S. B. Archibald and R. A. Cannings. 2021. Taxonomic names, in The Cephalozygoptera, a new, extinct suborder of Odonata with new taxa from the early Eocene Okanagan Highlands, western North America. Zootaxa 4934:1-133

Parent taxon: Cephalozygoptera according to T. J. Simonsen et al. 2022

See also Archibald and Cannings 2021

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, Platystictoidea, Podagrion abortivum, Pulchrairina, Samarura, Santanagrion, Steleopteridae, Steropoides, Valerea, Dysagrionidae, Sieblosiidae

Subtaxa: Danowhetaksa Whetwhetaksa

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Type: Whetwhetaksa

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore


• Eocene of Denmark (2 collections), United States (2: Washington)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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