Arctotypus sylvaensis Martynov 1940 (griffinfly)

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Full reference: A. V. Martynov. 1940. Permian fossil insects from Chekarda. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 11:1-63

Belongs to Arctotypus according to A. Nel et al. 2009

See also Brauckmann and Zessin 1989, Martynov 1940 and Novokshonov 1998

Sister taxa: Arctotypus carbonicus, Arctotypus diluculum, Arctotypus fortis, Arctotypus gallicus, Arctotypus giganteus, Arctotypus intermedius, Arctotypus merifonsensis, Arctotypus sinuatus

Type specimen: PIN 118/121, an exoskeleton (head & Thorax fragments with two fore & hind wing bases). Its type locality is Chekarda, Sylva River (PIN collection 118), which is in a Kungurian deltaic siliciclastic in the Koshelevka Formation of the Russian Federation.


Distribution: found only at Chekarda, Sylva River (PIN collection 118)

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