Genera in the family PSEUDOSTIGMATIDAE

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The family PSEUDOSTIGMATIDAE ( 0 genera)
Tillyard 1917
Type species:
Pseudostigma aberrans Selys 1860
Tillyard features figures of Mecistogaster lucretia and Megaloprepus coerulatus, and describes the larva of Mecistgaster - but places Pseudostigma first in the list of incorporated genera.
Large, long-abdomened damselflies with nodus close to wingbase. Larvae live in phytotelmata & c., adults feed on (orb) web spiders. Believed derived from Coenagrionidae.
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