†family Homothetidae Scudder 1885 (winged insect)

Insecta - Palaeodictyoptera - Homothetidae

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1885. 4. Classe Insecta. Insecten. Handbuch der Palaeontologie, I Abtheilung. Palaeozoologie 2:747-831

Parent taxon: Palaeodictyoptera according to A. Handlirsch 1922

See also Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1906 and Handlirsch 1919

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, Idoptilus, Kansasia, Kansasiidae, Mammia, Mecynoptera, Mecynopteridae, Mecynostomites, Megaptilidae, Mongolianidae, Monsteropterum, Neopalaeodictyoptera, Neosecoptera, Palaeodictyoptera amissa, Palaeodictyoptera macrophlebia, Palaiotaptus, Palapteris, Paraboltonia, Parahaplophlebium, Paramecynostoma, Paramegaptilus, Permothemistidae, Platephemera, Propalingenia, Pseudomecynostoma, Psychroptilidae, Pteronidia, Pteronidiidae, Pyebrodia, Rochdalia, Saarlandia, Saarlandiidae, Sabitaptus, Schedoneura, Scudderiana, Scudderina, Severinopsis, Spilaptera sutcliffei, Spilapterites, Spilapteroidea, Straeleniellidae, Synaptoneura, Titanophasma, Turnbullia, Eukulojidae

Subtaxa: Homothetus

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Type: Homothetus

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Plant Bed 8, Fern Ledges, Carleton, Saint John (Carboniferous of New Brunswick)

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