Afristella Riek 1974 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Mesopsychidae

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1974. Upper Triassic Insects from the Molteno "Formation", South Africa. Palaeontologia Africana 17:19-31

Parent taxon: Mesopanorpodidae according to R. Willmann 1978

See also Carpenter 1992 and Riek 1974

Sister taxa: Baissopsyche, Epicharmesopsyche, Ferghanopsyche, Lichnomesopsyche, Mesopanorpodes, Mesopsyche, Mesoses, Permopsyche, Ptychopteropsis, Sogdopsyche, Tarantogus, Tipulidites, Turanopsyche, Undisca, Vitimopsyche, Xinjiangia, Forcinerva, Prochoristella, Longifurcula, Mesotanyderus, Austrochoristella, Allochorista, Triassochoristites, Erdosia, Ladinochorista

Subtaxa: Afristella delicatula

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Type: Afristella delicatula


Distribution: found only at Konings Kroon (Rooipoort) (Kon 111) a (Triassic of South Africa)

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