†family Protomyrmeleontidae Handlirsch 1906 (winged insect)

Insecta - Dicondylia - Protomyrmeleontidae

Alternative spellings: Protomyrmeleonidae, Protomyrmeleontinae

Synonym: Triassagrionidae Tillyard 1922

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

Parent taxon: Protomyrmeleontoidea according to A. Nel et al. 2012

See also Bechly 1997, Bode 1953, Carpenter 1992, Handlirsch 1906, Henrotay et al. 1997, Martynov 1927, Nel et al. 2005, Tillyard 1922, Tillyard 1923, Tillyard 1925 and Zessin 1991

Sister taxon: Voltzialestidae

Subtaxa: Ferganagrion Italomyrmeleon Malmagrion Malmomyrmeleon Mongolagrion Obotritagrion Paraobotritagrion Protomyrmeleon Saxomyrmeleon Tillyardomyrmeleon Triassagrion

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

• Jurassic of Germany (12), Kazakhstan (5), Luxembourg (1), Mongolia (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Australia (2), Italy (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 29 collections including 43 occurrences

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