Mesotanyderus Riek 1955 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Mesopsychidae

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1955. Fossil insects from the Triassic beds at Mt. Crosby, Queensland. Australian Journal of Zoology 3(4):654-691

Parent taxon: Mesopanorpodidae according to R. Willmann 1978

See also Carpenter 1992 and Riek 1955

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

Subtaxa: Mesotanyderus jonesi

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Type: Mesotanyderus jonesi

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (1 collection), Germany (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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