† Cordulagomphinae


Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Unterreich: Bilateria  ⇒ Klade: Eubilateria  ⇒ Abzweig: Protostomia  ⇒ Infrareich: Ecdysozoa  ⇒ Superstamm: Panarthropoda  ⇒ Stamm: Arthropoda  ⇒ Unterstamm: Mandibulata  ⇒ Klade: Pancrustacea  ⇒ Unterstamm: Hexapoda  ⇒ Klade: Cercofilata  ⇒ Klasse: Insecta  ⇒ Klade: Dicondylia  ⇒ Klade: Paranotalia  ⇒ Unterklasse: Pterygota  ⇒ Ordnung: Odonata  ⇒ Unterordnung: Anisoptera  ⇒ Familie: Proterogomphidae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Carle & Wighton, 1990

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Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 125.45 Ma - End age: 112.03 Ma
Lower/Early Cretaceous
(Untere Kreide)

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Motility: fast-moving
Environment: freshwater, terrestrial


Compositon of the remains:


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  • J. F. Petrulevicius, 2012 - Full description of Cordulagomphus primaerensis from Santana Formation (Lower Cretaceous of Brazil) (Odonata: Aeshnoptera: Proterogomphidae) - Zootaxa (3503), 55-60 (journal article, English)
  • G. Bechly, 2010 - Additions to the fossil dragonfly fauna from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation of Brazil (Insecta: Odonata) - Palaeodiversity (3), 11-77 (journal article, English)
  • J. Vernoux, 2010 - The Proterogomphidae: a worldwide Mesozoic family of gomphid dragonflies (Odonata: Anisoptera: Gomphides) - Cretaceous Research (31), 94-100 (journal article, English)
  • G. Bechly, 2007 - Odonata: damselflies and dragonflies - The Crato Fossil Beds of Brazil: Window into an Ancient World (), 184-222 (book/book chapter, English)
  • J. P. Chang, 2006 - New taxa of Gomphidae (Insecta: Odonata) in Jehol Biota from western Liaoning, China - Global Geology (25), 105-111 (journal article, English)
  • G. Bechly, 1998 - New fossil dragonflies from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation of north-east Brazil (Insecta: Odonata) - Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (264), 1-66 (serial monograph, English)
  • A. Nel, 1994 - A new dragonfly from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil - Palaeontology (37), 923-930 (journal article, English)
  • F. L. Carle, 1990 - Insects from the Santana Formation, Lower Cretaceous, of Brazil. Chapter 3: Odonata - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (195), 51-68 (serial monograph, English)