Protorthophlebia latipennis Tillyard 1933 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Alternative combination: Protorthophlebia (Protorthophlebia) latipennis

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1933. The Panorpoid complex in the British Rhaetic and Lias. Fossil Insects, British Museum Natural History 3:1-79

Belongs to Protorthophlebia according to Y. C. Hong et al. 2002

See also Hong and Zhang 2007, Huang et al. 1991, Lin 1986, Martynova 1948, Tillyard 1933, Willmann 1978 and Zhang 1996

Sister taxa: Protorthophlebia (Isophlebia), Protorthophlebia (Mecynophlebia), Protorthophlebia (Protorthophlebia), Protorthophlebia (Psomophlebia), Protorthophlebia aksaji, Protorthophlebia cuneata, Protorthophlebia egloni, Protorthophlebia hebes, Protorthophlebia ladinica, Protorthophlebia lecta, Protorthophlebia macula, Protorthophlebia strigata, Protorthophlebia triassica, Protorthophlebia yanqingensis

Type specimen: BMNH I 10482, a forewing. Its type locality is Binton, Warwickshire (Brodie coll), which is in a Hettangian marine shale/limestone in the United Kingdom.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (3 collections), Kyrgyzstan (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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