†family Sphecopteridae Carpenter 1951 (winged insect)

Insecta - Megasecoptera - Sphecopteridae

Full reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1951. Studies on Carboniferous Insects from Commentry, France: Part II. The Megasecoptera. Journal of Paleontology 25:336-355

Parent taxon: Megasecoptera according to F. M. Carpenter 1992

See also Carpenter 1951

Sister taxa: Adiaphtharsia, Alectoneuridae, Anchineuridae, Ancopteridae, Archaeoscolex, Archaeoscolex corneus, Arcioneuridae, Aspidohymenidae, Aspidothoracidae, Bardohymenidae, Brodiidae, Caulopteridae, Corydaloididae, Dictyoneurellidae, Engisopteridae, Eumegasecoptera, Foririidae, Ischnoptilidae, Lameereites, Mischopteridae, Moravohymenidae, Piesbergpteridae, Protohymenidae, Scytohymenidae, Sphecorydaloididae, Vorkutiidae, Xenopteraidae, Raphidiopsis

Subtaxa: Cyclocelis Cyclocelis acuta Sphecoptera

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Permian of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Carboniferous of France (2)

Total: 3 collections including 11 occurrences

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