Choristopsyche tenuinervis Martynov 1937 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Choristopsychidae

Full reference: A. V. Martynov. 1937. Liassic insects from Shurab and Kisyl-Kiya, Part I, Various orders except Blattodea and Coleoptera. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 7:1-178

Belongs to Choristopsyche according to X. Qiao et al. 2013

See also Martynov 1937 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Choristopsyche asticta, Choristopsyche perfecta

Type specimen: PIN 53/12, a forewing (whole impression). Its type locality is Shurab II, Ditch 63(8) (PIN collection 53, which is in a Pliensbachian terrestrial horizon in the Sulyukta Formation of Tajikistan.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (2 collections), Tajikistan (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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