Palaeopsychops abruptus Andersen 2001 (giant lacewing)

Insecta - Neuroptera - Polystoechotidae

Full reference: S. Andersen. 2001. Silky lacewings (Neuroptera: Psychopsidae) from the Eocene-Paleocene transition of Denmark with a review of the fossil record and comments on phylogeny and zoogeography. Insect Systematics & Evolution 32:419-438

Belongs to Palaeopsychops according to S. B. Archibald and V. N. Makarkin 2006

See also Andersen 2001

Sister taxa: Palaeopsychops angustifasciatus, Palaeopsychops dodgeorum, Palaeopsychops douglasae, Palaeopsychops latifasciatus, Palaeopsychops maculatus, Palaeopsychops marringerae, Palaeopsychops quadratus, Palaeopsychops setosus, Palaeopsychops timmi

Type specimen: GMUC 309, a forewing. Its type locality is Klitgarden, Mors (Copenhagen collection), which is in a Ypresian offshore ramp diatomite/volcaniclastic in the Fur Formation of Denmark.



• Eocene of Denmark (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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