†family Aulertupidae Zessin and Brauckmann 2010 (griffinfly)

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Aulertupidae

Full reference: W. Zessin and C. Brauckmann. 2010. Aulertupus tembrocki n. gen. et sp. (Odonatoptera: Meganisoptera: Aulertupidae n. fam.) aus dem Ober-Karbon von Mazon Creek, Illinois (USA). Virgo, Mitteilungsblatt des Entomologischen Vereins Mecklenburg 13(2):36-43

Parent taxon: Meganisoptera according to W. Zessin and C. Brauckmann 2010

Sister taxa: Alanympha, Dragonympha, Kohlwaldiidae, Meganeuridae, Namurotypidae, Paralogidae, Asapheneura, Typoides, Schlechtendaliola, Paralogopsis, Palaeotherates

Subtaxa: Aulertupus

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Type: Aulertupus

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Morris, Mazon Creek (Kukalova-Peck Carleton coll) (Carboniferous of Illinois)

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