Orthophlebia pictipennis Tillyard 1933 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Alternative combinations: Orthophlebia (Orthophlebia) pictipennis, Orthophlebia pectipennis

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 Orthophlebia according to R. Willmann 1978

See also Hong and Zhang 2007, Martynova 1948 and Tillyard 1933

Sister taxa: Orthophlebia (Dolichophlebia), Orthophlebia (Mesopanorpa), Orthophlebia (Orthophlebia), Orthophlebia (Parisophlebia), Orthophlebia aequalis, Orthophlebia anglica, Orthophlebia angustata, Orthophlebia bella, Orthophlebia bifurcata, Orthophlebia bolboica, Orthophlebia brunsvicensis, Orthophlebia capillata, Orthophlebia colorata, Orthophlebia compacta, Orthophlebia confusa, Orthophlebia curta, Orthophlebia deformis, Orthophlebia effusa, Orthophlebia elenae, Orthophlebia elongata, Orthophlebia exculpta, Orthophlebia extensa, Orthophlebia fallerslebensis, Orthophlebia fracta, Orthophlebia furcata, Orthophlebia fuscipennis, Orthophlebia germanica, Orthophlebia gracilis, Orthophlebia gubini, Orthophlebia heidemariae, Orthophlebia intermedia, Orthophlebia jejuna, Orthophlebia karabonica, Orthophlebia laesa, Orthophlebia latebrosa, Orthophlebia latipennisimilis, Orthophlebia lauta, Orthophlebia liadis, Orthophlebia liaoningensis, Orthophlebia liassica, Orthophlebia limnophila, Orthophlebia lithographica, Orthophlebia longicauda, Orthophlebia luanpingensis, Orthophlebia maculata, Orthophlebia mongolica, Orthophlebia nana, Orthophlebia nervulosa, Orthophlebia obunca, Orthophlebia parvula, Orthophlebia phryganoides, Orthophlebia pulchra, Orthophlebia pygmaea, Orthophlebia quadrimacula, Orthophlebia radialis, Orthophlebia retorrida, Orthophlebia rossica, Orthophlebia rotundipennis, Orthophlebia shartegica, Orthophlebia shurabica, Orthophlebia speciosa, Orthophlebia stigmatica, Orthophlebia varia, Orthophlebia venosa, Orthophlebia vernacula, Orthophlebia vicina, Orthophlebia yangjuanxiangensis, Orthophlebia yaogouensis

Type specimen: BMNH I 11678, a forewing. Its type locality is Forthampton, which is in a Rhaetian marine horizon in the Lilstock Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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