Mesorthopteron similis Riek 1974 (insect)

Insecta - Eoblattida - Mesorthopteridae

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1974. Upper Triassic Insects from the Molteno "Formation", South Africa. Palaeontologia Africana 17:19-31

Belongs to Mesorthopteron according to S. Y. Storozhenko 1998

See also Riek 1974

Sister taxon: Mesorthopteron locustoides

Type specimen: C-Dt II 354, a wing (incomplete wing). Its type locality is Birds River (Bir 111), which is in a Carnian lacustrine - small shale in the Molteno Formation of South Africa.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Birds River (Bir 111)

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