Oligotypus tillyardi Carpenter 1931 (griffinfly)

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Full reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1931. The Lower Permian Insects of Kansas. Part 2: The Orders Paleodictyoptera, Protodonata and Odonata. American Journal of Science 5(21):97-139

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

See also Carpenter 1947 and Klots 1944

Sister taxa: Oligotypus huangheensis, Oligotypus makowskii, Oligotypus tuscaloosae

Type specimen: MCZ 3049ab, a forewing. Its type locality is Elmo, MCZ 1927 collection, which is in an Artinskian pond limestone in the Wellington Formation of Kansas.



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

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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