Choristopanorpa drinnani Jell and Duncan 1986 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Full reference: P. A. Jell and P. M. Duncan. 1986. Invertebrates, mainly insects, from the freshwater, Lower Cretaceous, Koonwarra Fossil Bed (Korumburra Group), South Gippsland, Victoria. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 3:111-205

Belongs to Choristopanorpa according to W. Krzemiński et al. 2015

See also Jell and Duncan 1986

Sister taxa: Choristopanorpa bifasciata, Choristopanorpa opinata, Choristopanorpa ridibunda, Choristopanorpa temperata

Type specimen: NMVP102506, a wing (fore and hindwing). Its type locality is NMVPL425, Koonwarra, which is in an Aptian pond claystone/siltstone in Australia.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at NMVPL425, Koonwarra

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