Mesochorista proavita Tillyard 1916 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Permochoristidae

Synonym: Eoses triassica Tindale 1945

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1916. Descriptions of the fossil Insects; Mesozoic and Tertiary Insects of Queensland and New South Wales. Descriptions of the fossil Insects and stratigraphical features. Queensland Geological Survey (253)11-70

Belongs to Mesochorista according to V. G. Novokshonov 1997

See also Riek 1955, Riek 1956, Tillyard 1916, Tillyard 1923, Tindale 1945, Willmann 1978 and Willmann 1984

Sister taxa: Mesochorista anglicana, Mesochorista asiatica, Mesochorista australica, Mesochorista blanda, Mesochorista bucera, Mesochorista fedotovi, Mesochorista generalis, Mesochorista ignota, Mesochorista ingloria, Mesochorista injuriosa, Mesochorista intercalaris, Mesochorista inverrucosa, Mesochorista javorskyi, Mesochorista kargalensis, Mesochorista minuta, Mesochorista nana, Mesochorista obsoleta, Mesochorista phipa, Mesochorista pinnigera, Mesochorista prospera, Mesochorista pudica, Mesochorista rohdendorfi, Mesochorista sinuata, Mesochorista stigmophylla, Mesochorista strictoptera, Mesochorista tomiensis, Mesochorista vasjuchitshevi, Mesochorista veteratoria, Mesochorista wolbromae, Liassochorista utilis, Liassochorista molesta, Liassochorista kenderlykensis, Liassochorista hebeiensis, Permochorista nana

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Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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