Petromantis robusta Martynov 1932 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Permochoristidae

Synonym: Petromantis variolosa Martynova 1948

Full reference: A. V. Martynov. 1932. Permian fossil Insects from the Arkhangelsk district. Part I. The order Mecoptera. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 2:23-62

Belongs to Petromantis according to V. G. Novokshonov 1997

See also Martynov 1932, Martynova 1948 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Petromantis dubia, Petromantis dubiosa, Petromantis elegans, Petromantis evansi, Petromantis grandiloqua, Petromantis grandis, Petromantis kaltanica, Petromantis karpenkoae, Petromantis latimargo, Petromantis maculipennis, Petromantis martynovi, Petromantis mirabilis, Petromantis oreshnikovae, Petromantis prona, Petromantis rieki, Petromantis rossica, Petromantis sarbalensis, Petromantis sibirica, Petromantis stigma, Petromantis sylvaensis, Petromantis udmurtica

Type specimens:

  • Petromantis robusta: PIN 2445/8, a forewing (whole forewing). Its type locality is Sheimo-gora on Soyana river (PIN collection 2455), which is in a Roadian lagoonal siliciclastic in the Iva-Gora Beds Formation of the Russian Federation.
  • Petromantis variolosa: PIN 117/1300, a forewing. Its type locality is Sheimo-Gora (PIN collection 117), which is in a Roadian lagoonal siliciclastic in the Iva-Gora Beds Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Permian of the Russian Federation (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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