Full reference: A. Nel, J. F. Petrulevicius, G. Gentilini and X. Martinez-Delclos. 2005. Phylogenetic analysis of the Cenozoic family Sieblosiidae (Insecta: Odonata), with description of new taxa from Russia, Italy and France. Geobios 38:219-233
Sister taxon: Paraoligolestes miocenicus
Type specimen: PIN 254/2171, a wing. Its type locality is Vishnevaya Balka creek, Karagan, Stavropol (PIN collection 254), which is in a Miocene lacustrine shale in the Karagan Formation of the Russian Federation.
Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore
Average measurements (in mm): wing 42.0 x 9.1