Meilingius giganteus Ren et al. 2002 (giant lacewing)

Insecta - Neuroptera - Polystoechotidae

Full reference: D. Ren, M. S. Engel, and W. Lu. 2002. New giant lacewings from the Middle Jurassic of Inner Mongolia, China (Neuroptera: Polystoechotidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 75(3):188-193

Belongs to Meilingius according to D. Ren et al. 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NN99023, a forewing (complete well-preserved forewing). Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 1999 collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Daohugou (CNU 1999 collection)

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