Danowhetaksa birgitteae Simonsen et al. 2022 (damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Whetwhetaksidae

Full reference: T. J. Simonsen, J. L. Ware, and S. B. Archibald. 2022. Taxonomic names, in Danowhetaksa gen. nov. with two species from the early Eocene ├ślst Formation from Denmark, the first Palearctic Whetwhetaksidae (Odonata: Cephalozygoptera). Zootaxa 5099:586-592

Belongs to Danowhetaksa according to T. J. Simonsen et al. 2022

Sister taxon: Danowhetaksa rusti

Type specimen: FUM-M-17515, a wing. Its type locality is Stolleklint, Fur (Fur Museum collection), which is in a Ypresian offshore ramp claystone in the ├ślst Formation of Denmark.

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Stolleklint, Fur (Fur Museum collection)

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