Mesoses Riek 1976 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Mesopsychidae

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1976. A new collection of insects from the Upper Triassic of South Africa. Annals of the Natal Museum 22(3):791-820

Parent taxon: Mesopsychidae according to X. D. Lin et al. 2016

See also Lambkin 2014 and Riek 1976

Sister taxa: Baissopsyche, Epicharmesopsyche, Ferghanopsyche, Lichnomesopsyche, Mesopanorpodes, Mesopsyche, Permopsyche, Ptychopteropsis, Sogdopsyche, Tarantogus, Tipulidites, Turanopsyche, Undisca, Vitimopsyche, Xinjiangia, Afristella, Forcinerva, Prochoristella, Longifurcula, Mesotanyderus, Austrochoristella, Allochorista, Triassochoristites, Erdosia, Ladinochorista

Subtaxa: Mesoses gayndah Mesoses magna Mesoses optata

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (1 collection), South Africa (1)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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