†family Protelytridae Tillyard 1931 (winged insect)

Insecta - Protelytroptera - Protelytridae

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1931. Kansas Permian Insects, Part 13: The New Order Protelytroptera with a Discussion of its Relationships. American Journal of Science, Series 5 21(123):232-266

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

See also Carpenter 1933 and Kukalov√° 1965

Sister taxa: Apachelytridae, Archelytridae, Arctocoleus, Bardocoleidae, Crasselytron, Dermelytridae, Elytroneuridae, Glabelytron, Labidelytridae, Megelytridae, Permelytridae, Permophilidae, Planelytridae, Protelytropsis, Protocoleidae, Rugelytron, Stephanastidae, Stephanastus, Venelytron

Subtaxa: Blanzelytron Permelytropsis Protelytron

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Type: Protelytron

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (5: Kansas collections)

• Carboniferous of France (1)

Total: 6 collections including 13 occurrences

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