Mesorthopteron Tillyard 1916 (insect)

Insecta - Eoblattida - Mesorthopteridae

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

Parent taxon: Mesorthopteridae according to D. S. Aristov 2015

See also Carpenter 1992, Riek 1956, Riek 1974, Storozhenko 1997, Storozhenko 1998, Tillyard 1916, Tillyard 1922 and Tillyard 1923

Sister taxa: Austroidelia, Locustoblattina, Mesoidelia, Mesorthopterina, Parastenaropodites, Paridelia, Permorthopteron, Sharovites, Taskanatus, Tshermyaninus

Subtaxa: Mesorthopteron locustoides Mesorthopteron similis

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Type: Mesorthopteron locustoides

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (2 collections), South Africa (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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