Megathentomum pustulatum Scudder 1868 (winged insect)

Insecta - Dicondylia

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1868. Supplement to descriptions of articulates. Descriptions of fossil insects found on Mazon Creek, and near Morris, Grundy Co. Ill. Geological Survey of Illinois 3:566-572

Belongs to Megathentomum according to A. Handlirsch 1906

See also Handlirsch 1906, Scudder 1868, Scudder 1868, Scudder 1885 and Scudder 1885

Sister taxa: Megathentomum formosum, Megathentomum scudderi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mazon Creek (University of Illinois collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois


Distribution: found only at Mazon Creek (University of Illinois collection)

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