Protohymen shafferi Zimmerman 1962 (winged insect)

Insecta - Megasecoptera - Protohymenidae

Full reference: J. R. Zimmerman. 1962. Taxonomic names, in The Asthenohymen-Delopterum Bed: A New Leonardian Insect Horizon in the Wellington of Kansas and Oklahoma. Journal of Paleontology 36:1319-1333

Belongs to Protohymen according to J. R. Zimmerman 1962

Sister taxa: Protohymen angustipennis, Protohymen anomalus, Protohymen bifurcatus, Protohymen carpenteri, Protohymen concinna, Protohymen curvatus, Protohymen elongatus, Protohymen largus, Protohymen latus, Protohymen novokshonovi, Protohymen permianus, Protohymen pictus, Protohymen readi, Protohymen tenuis, Protohymen venustus, Pseudohymen minor, Pseudohymen sylvaensis

Type specimen: Univ Wichita 1044, a forewing. Its type locality is Tasch Locality Kay II, Bed 6, which is in an Artinskian lacustrine limestone in the Wellington Formation of Oklahoma.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Tasch Locality Kay II, Bed 6

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