Miamia bronsoni Dana 1864 (winged insect)

Insecta - Cnemidolestodea - Spanioderidae

Synonyms: Camptophlebia clarinervis Melander 1903, Cheliphlebia extensa Melander 1903, Dictyoneura clarinervis Melander 1903, Didymophleps contusa Scudder 1878, Metryia analis Handlirsch 1906, Paracheliphlebia extensa Melander 1903, Petromartus indistinctus Melander 1903, Petromartus insignis Melander 1903, Propteticus infernus Scudder 1885, Spaniodera acutipennis Handlirsch 1911, Spaniodera ambulans Handlirsch 1906, Spaniodera angusta Handlirsch 1911, Spaniodera elatior Handlirsch 1911, Spaniodera lata Handlirsch 1911, Spaniodera longicollis Handlirsch 1911, Spaniodera parvula Handlirsch 1911, Spaniodera schucherti Handlirsch 1911, Termes contusus Scudder 1878

Full reference: J. D. Dana. 1864. On fossil insects from the Carboniferous formation in Illinois. American Journal of Science and Arts, Second Series 37:34-35

Belongs to Miamia according to O. BĂ©thoux 2008

See also Dana 1864, Goldenberg 1877, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1911, Handlirsch 1919, Handlirsch 1922, Martynov 1938, Melander 1903, Scudder 1868, Scudder 1878, Scudder 1885 and Scudder 1885

Sister taxa: Miamia maimai, Miamia rossorum, Miamia silvatica, Spaniodera simplex

Type specimens:

  • Miamia bronsoni: YPM 1010, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Morris, Mazon Creek (J.G. Bronson coll), which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Cheliphlebia extensa: FMNH UC 9241, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Mazon Creek (FMNH Gurley collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Dictyoneura clarinervis: FMNH UC 9240, a wing. Its type locality is Grape Creek, Danville, which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Metryia analis: USNM 38834, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Mazon Creek, USNM Lacoe Collection, which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Petromartus indistinctus: FMNH UC 9243, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Petty's Ford, Little Vermilion River, which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay shale in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Propteticus infernus: FMNH UC 6391, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Little Vermilion River, above Georgetown, which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay shale in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Spaniodera acutipennis: YPM 28, a wing (pair of wings). Its type locality is Mazon Creek (YPM collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Spaniodera ambulans: USNM 38817, an exoskeleton (entire insect). Its type locality is Mazon Creek, USNM Lacoe Collection, which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Spaniodera angusta: YPM 30, an exoskeleton (Fragmentary body & wings). Its type locality is Mazon Creek (YPM collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Spaniodera elatior: YPM 26, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Mazon Creek (YPM collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Spaniodera lata: YPM 25, an exoskeleton (no head or protothorax). Its type locality is Mazon Creek (YPM collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Spaniodera longicollis: YPM 24, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Mazon Creek (YPM collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Spaniodera parvula: YPM 29, an exoskeleton (fragmentary body & wings). Its type locality is Mazon Creek (YPM collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Spaniodera schucherti: YPM 27, an exoskeleton (small amount of body in figure). Its type locality is Mazon Creek (YPM collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.
  • Termes contusus: FMNH UC 6392, an exoskeleton (two wings with crushed body inbetween). Its type locality is Petty's Ford, Little Vermilion River, which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay shale in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Morris, Mazon Creek (J.G. Bronson coll)

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