Keratopygos megalos Christiansen and Pike 2002 (springtail)

Collembola - Symphypleona - Katiannidae

Full reference: K. Christiansen and E. Pike. 2002. Cretaceous Collembola (Arthropoda, Hexapoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of Canada. Cretaceous Research 23:165-188

Belongs to Keratopygos according to A. Sánchez-García and M. S. Engel 2016

See also Christiansen and Pike 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CAS 110, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Grassy Lake, Medicine Hat (CNC August 1968 collection), which is in a Campanian terrestrial amber in the Foremost Formation of Canada.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Grassy Lake, Medicine Hat (CNC August 1968 collection)

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