Tupus permianus Sellards 1906 (griffinfly)

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Alternative combination: Typus permianus

Full reference: E. H. Sellards. 1906. Types of Permian insects, part I - Odonata. American Journal of Science, Series 4 22(129):249-258

Belongs to Tupus according to C. Brauckmann and W. Zessin 1989

See also Carpenter 1931, Carpenter 1939, Handlirsch 1919, Handlirsch 1922, Klots 1944, Martynov 1938, Sellards 1906 and Tillyard 1925

Sister taxa: Tupus gallicus, Tupus gilmorei, Tupus gracilis, Tupus orientalis, Tupus whitei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Elmo, Sellards collection, which is in an Artinskian pond limestone in the Wellington Formation of Kansas

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (5: Kansas collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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