Mesopolystoechus apicalis Martynov 1937 (giant lacewing)

Insecta - Neuroptera - Polystoechotidae

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 Mesopolystoechus according to O. M. Martynova 1949

See also Martynov 1937

Sister taxon: Mesopolystoechus wangyingziensis

Type specimen: TSNIGRI 4501/3a, a wing (well preserved fragment). Its type locality is Shurab I, Ditch 20, which is in a Pliensbachian terrestrial horizon in the Sulyukta Formation of Tajikistan.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Shurab I, Ditch 20

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