Aspidothorax triangularis Brongniart 1894 (winged insect)

Insecta - Megasecoptera - Aspidothoracidae

Synonyms: Aspidothorax maculatus Brongniart 1894, Aspidothorax nanus Handlirsch 1919

Full reference: C. Brongniart. 1894. Recherches pour servir à l'histoire des insectes fossiles des temps primaires, précédées d'une étude sur la nervation des ailes des insectes. Thèses Présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris 821:1-494

Belongs to Aspidothorax according to F. M. Carpenter 1992

See also Brauckmann 1991, Brongniart 1894, Carpenter 1951, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1919 and Lameere 1917

Sister taxa: Aspidothorax aestatis, Aspidothorax tristrata, Protocapnia

Type specimens:

  • Aspidothorax triangularis: MNHN.F.R51163, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Commentry (MNHN Brongniart coll), which is in a Gzhelian lacustrine deltaic shale in the Commentry Shales Formation of France.
  • Aspidothorax maculatus: MNHN.F.R51271, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Commentry (MNHN Brongniart coll), which is in a Gzhelian lacustrine deltaic shale in the Commentry Shales Formation of France.
  • Aspidothorax nanus: MNHN.F.R52935, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Commentry (MNHN Brongniart coll), which is in a Gzhelian lacustrine deltaic shale in the Commentry Shales Formation of France.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Commentry (MNHN Brongniart coll)

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