Platephemera Scudder 1867 (winged insect)

Insecta - Palaeodictyoptera

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1867. Taxonomic names, in On some remains of Palaeozoic insects recently discovered in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. The Canadian Naturalist 3:202-206

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

See also Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1906 and Handlirsch 1922

Sister taxa: Achaeoptilus, Aenigmatopsis, Althansia, Anagesthes, Anthracosta, Asiodictya, Bathytaptus, Bojoptera, Breyerioidea, Brongniartites, Brongniartula, Commentryites, Compsoneura, Delafondia, Diathemidae, Dictyoneurina, Diexodus, Dyscritus, Elmoboriidae, Eubleptidae, Eugereonoidea, Eumecoptera, Eurydictyella, Eurythmopteryx, Frankenholziina, Gegenemene, Haplophlebium, Heolidae, Heolus, Homoiopteridae, Homothetidae, Idoptilus, Kansasia, Kansasiidae, Mammia, Mecynoptera, Mecynopteridae, Mecynostomites, Megaptilidae, Mongolianidae, Monsteropterum, Neopalaeodictyoptera, Neosecoptera, Palaeodictyoptera amissa, Palaeodictyoptera macrophlebia, Palaiotaptus, Palapteris, Paraboltonia, Parahaplophlebium, Paramecynostoma, Paramegaptilus, Permothemistidae, Propalingenia, Pseudomecynostoma, Psychroptilidae, Pteronidia, Pteronidiidae, Pyebrodia, Rochdalia, Saarlandia, Saarlandiidae, Sabitaptus, Schedoneura, Scudderiana, Scudderina, Severinopsis, Spilaptera sutcliffei, Spilapterites, Spilapteroidea, Straeleniellidae, Synaptoneura, Titanophasma, Turnbullia, Eukulojidae

Subtaxa: Platephemera antiqua

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Type: Platephemera antiqua

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Plant Bed 7, Fern Ledges, Carleton, Saint John (Carboniferous of New Brunswick)

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