Meganeuropsis americana Carpenter 1947 (griffinfly)

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Full reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1947. Lower Permian Insects from Oklahoma. Part 1. Introduction and the Orders Megasecoptera, Protodonata, and Odonata. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 76:25-54

Belongs to Meganeuropsis according to C. Brauckmann and W. Zessin 1989

See also Carpenter 1947

Sister taxon: Meganeuropsis permiana

Type specimen: MCZ 4805, a forewing. Its type locality is Midco Locality 15, which is in an Artinskian lacustrine lime mudstone in the Wellington Formation of Oklahoma.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (3: Oklahoma collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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