Meganeuropsis Carpenter 1939 (griffinfly)

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Full reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1939. The Lower Permian Insects of Kansas. Part 8: Additional Megasecoptera, Protodonata, Odonata, Homoptera, Psocoptera, Protelytroptera, Plectoptera and Protoperlaria. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 73(3):29-70

Parent taxon: Meganeurinae according to A. Nel et al. 2009

See also Brauckmann and Zessin 1989, Carpenter 1947, Carpenter 1992, Engel 1998 and Zessin 1983

Sister taxa: Meganeura, Meganeurula

Subtaxa: Meganeuropsis americana Meganeuropsis permiana

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• Permian of United States (4: Kansas, Oklahoma collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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