Orthophlebia exculpta Zhang 1996 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Alternative combination: Orthophlebia (Dolichophlebia) exculpta

Full reference: H. C. Zhang. 1996. Mesozoic Insects of Orthophlebiidae (Insecta, Mecoptera) from Junggar Basin, Xinjiang, China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 35(4):442-456

Belongs to Orthophlebia according to H. C. Zhang 1996

See also Hong and Zhang 2007

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 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 pictipennis, 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: 93-HE-1/K1, a forewing (right forewing with damaged base). Its type locality is Harsala, Xishanyao Fm, which is in an Aalenian/Bajocian fluvial mudstone/mudstone in the Xishanyao Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Harsala, Xishanyao Fm

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