Arctotypus giganteus Nel et al. 2009 (griffinfly)

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Full reference: A. Nel, G. Fleck, R. Garrouste, G. Gand, J. Lapeyrie, S. M. Bybee, and J. Prokop. 2009. Revision of Permo-Carboniferous griffenflies (Insecta: Odonatoptera: Meganisoptera) based upon new species and redescription of selected poorly known taxa from Eurasia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 289(4-6):89-121

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

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

Type specimen: PIN 3353/87, a hindwing (nearly complete hindwing missing apex). Its type locality is Soyana (PIN collection 3353), which is in a Roadian lagoonal siliciclastic in the Iva-Gora Beds Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Soyana (PIN collection 3353)

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