Palaeotherates Handlirsch 1906 (griffinfly)

Insecta - Meganisoptera

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Revision of American Paleozoic insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 29(1441):661-820

Parent taxon: Protodonata according to F. M. Carpenter 1992

See also Carpenter 1960, Durden 1984, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1919, Handlirsch 1922 and Zessin 1983

Sister taxa: Alanympha, Aulertupidae, Dragonympha, Kohlwaldiidae, Meganeuridae, Namurotypidae, Paralogidae, Asapheneura, Typoides, Schlechtendaliola, Paralogopsis

Subtaxa: Palaeotherates pennsylvanicus

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Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Campbells Ledge, near Pittston (Carboniferous of Pennsylvania)

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