Whalfera venatrix Whalley 1983 (thorny lacewing)

Insecta - Neuroptera - Rhachiberothidae

Alternative combination: Fera venatrix

Full reference: P. Whalley. 1983. Fera venatrix gen. and sp. n. (Neuroptera, Mantispidae) from amber in Britain. Neuroptera International 2:229-233

Belongs to Whalfera according to S. Wedmann and V. N. Makarkin 2007

See also Engel 2004 and Whalley 1983

Sister taxon: Whalfera wiszniewskii

Type specimen: BMNH In40857, an exoskeleton.


Distribution: found only at Baltic amber, Norfolk coast (BMNH coll) (Eocene of the United Kingdom)

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