†family Erasipteridae Carpenter 1939 (winged insect)

Insecta - Dicondylia - Erasipteridae

Synonym: Sinierasipteridae Zhang et al. 2012

Full reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1939. The Lower Permian Insects of Kansas. Part 8: Additional Megasecoptera, Protodonata, Odonata, Homoptera, Psocoptera, Protelytroptera, Plectoptera and Protoperlaria. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 73(3):29-70

Parent taxon: Neodonatoptera according to Z. J. Zhang et al. 2012

See also Bechly 2007, Bechly et al. 2001, Brauckmann et al. 1985, Brauckmann et al. 2003, Carpenter 1992, Li et al. 2013 and Whalley 1979

Sister taxa: Brunellopteron, Eomeganisoptera, Euodonatoptera, Meganisoptera, Panodialata

Subtaxa: Erasipterella Erasipteroides Erasipteron Rasnitsynala Sinoerasipteron Whalleyala Zessinella

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of China (3 collections), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (4), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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