Family Gomphidae Rambur 1842 (clubtail dragonfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Gomphidae

Parent taxon: Gomphida according to G. Bechly 2007

See also Bode 1953, Carpenter 1992, Cowley 1942, Handlirsch 1906 and Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Aeschna perampla Diastatomma Gomphidae Gomphinae Gomphoides occulta Huaxiagomphus Ilerdaegomphus Jibeigomphus Lanthus wuluogongensis Libellula valga Lindeniinae Liogomphus Lithogomphus Octogomphinae Pheugothemis

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Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Germany (1 collection), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Austria (2), China (2), France (2), Japan (1), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Germany (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (1)

• Eocene of Poland (1)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), China (4), Myanmar (1), Spain (3)

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 24 collections including 27 occurrences

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