Arthropoda Dendrogram

Odonatoptera Dendrogram

Abbreviated Dendrogram


The following dendrogram is combines the material on the old Palaeos edition with a newer but only partial dendrogram by Christopher Taylor. . MAK120516

Odonatoptera Dendrogram

Odonatoptera [Odonata sensu lato] [= Libellulida, Libellulidea, Meganeurina, Odonatoidea, Odonatomorpha] │ i. s.: Hemeroscopus [Hemeroscopidae] R02 │ └─H. baissicus Pritykina 1977 R02 │ Eocordulia cretacea R02 │ Erasipteroides [Erasipteridae] GE05 │ └─E. valentini GE05 │ Namurotypus [Namurotypidae] RP02 │ Titanophasma fayoli RP02 │ Parahemiphlebia mickoleiti GE05 ├─○Eugeropteridae [GEROPTERA] GE05 │ ├─Eogeropteron lunatum RP02 │ └─Geropteron arcuatum RP02 └─○Neodonatoptera ├─○"Eomeganisoptera" │ └─"Erasipteridae" └─○Holodonata GE05 (= Euodonatoptera) ├─○Meganisoptera [Protodonata, Meganeuroidea, Meganeuromorpha] GE05 │ ├─Namurotypidae │ └─○Meganeuromorpha (Meganeura) │ ├─Paralogidae GE05 │ ├─Kohlwaldiidae NB01 │ ├─Kargalotypus Rohdendorf 1962 [Kargalotypidae, Kargalotypinae] NB01 │ │ └─✶K. kargalensis (Martynov 1932) [=Megatypus kargalensis] NB01 │ └─Meganeuridae GE05 │ ├─Arctotypus sinuatus GE05 │ ├─Meganeuropsis permiana Z02 [incl. M. americana GE05] │ ├─Meganeura monyi GE05 │ ├─Megatypus schucherti GE05 │ └─Tupus gracilis GE05 └─○Odonatoclada RP02 ├─○Campylopteridae [Campylopterodea] RP02 └─Panodialata NB01 ├─Lapeyria [Lapeyriidae] NB01 │ └─L. magnifica Nel, Gand & Garric 1999 NB01 └─○Nodialata RP02 ├─○Protanisoptera (= Pandiscoidalia RP02) (alternative (and less resolved) phylogeny) │ ├─Polytaxineuridae │ └─○Ditaxineuromorpha │ ├─Permaeschnidae │ └─○Ditaxineurida │ ├─Callimokaltaniidae │ └─○Ditaxineuroidea │ ├─Hemizygopteridae │ └─Ditaxineuridae └─○Discoidalia ├─○Triadophlebioptera │ ├─○Triadotypomorpha │ │ ├─Triadotypidae │ │ └─Piroutetiidae │ └─○Triadophlebiomorpha │ ├─○Zygophlebioidea │ │ ├─Xamenophlebiidae │ │ └─Zygophlebiidae │ └─○Triadophlebiida │ ├─Mitophlebiidae │ └─○Triadophlebioidea │ ├─Triadophlebiidae │ └─Paurophlebiidae └─○Stigmoptera ├─○Protozygoptera │ ├─○Permagrionoidea │ │ ├─Permagrionidae │ │ └─Permolestidae │ └─○Archizygoptera │ ├─Permepallagidae (sedis mutabilis) │ ├─Kennedyidae (sedis mutabilis) │ └─○Protomyrmeleontoidea (sedis mutabilis) │ ├─Batkeniidae │ └─Protomyrmeleontidae └─○Panodonata ├─Tarsophlebiidae └─○Odonata sensu stricto (modern dragonflies) ├─Epiproctophora └─Zygoptera

[1] Alternative classification:

└─Ditaxineuroidea [Protanisoptera] RP02 │ i. s.: Hemizygopteron Zallesskiy 1955 NB01 ├─Ditaxineuridae GE05 ├─Permaeschna Martynov 1931 NB01 [Permaeschnidae GE05] ├─Polytaxineura Tillyard 1935 NB01 [Polytaxineuridae RP02] ├─Callimokaltaniidae RP02 └─Kaltanoneuridae RP02

✶Type species of generic name indicated


Bechly, G., 1998: Phylogenetic classification of fossil and extant odonates. --iNet: Phylogenetic Systematics of Odonata

[GE05] Grimaldi, D., & M. S. Engel. 2005. Evolution of the Insects. Cambridge University Press: New York.

Lahti, S., Malmström, K. K., Koli, L., Leikola, A., Syrjämäki, J. & Lahti, J., 1980: Zoo, Suuri Eläinkirja 6: Selkärangattomat.

[NB01] Nel, A., O. Bethoux, G. Bechly, X. Martínez-Delclòs & F. Papier. 2001. The Permo-Triassic Odonatoptera of the "protodonate" grade (Insecta: Odonatoptera). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (N.S.) 37 (4): 501-525.

[R02] Rasnitsyn, A. P. 2002. Special features of the study of fossil insects. In History of Insects (A. P. Rasnitsyn & D. L. J. Quicke, eds) pp. 8-12. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht.

[RP02] Rasnitsyn, A. P., & L. N. Pritykina. 2002. Superorder Libellulidea Laicharting, 1781. Order Odonata Fabricius, 1792. The dragonflies. In History of Insects (A. P. Rasnitsyn & D. L. J. Quicke, eds) pp. 97-104. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht.

Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö, Porvoo-Helsinki-Juva, 1980. Alkuperäisteos: Beaut‚ Du Monde Animal XI & XII Invertébrés. Rizzoli Editore, Milano 1968.

[Z02] Zherikhin, V. V. 2002. Ecological history of the terrestrial insects. In History of Insects (A. P. Rasnitsyn & D. L. J. Quicke, eds) pp. 331-388. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht.

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