Mesopanorpa brodiei Tillyard 1933 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Alternative combinations: Orthophlebia (Orthophlebia) brodiei, Orthophlebia brodiei

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 Mesopanorpa according to H. C. Zhang 1996

See also Hong and Zhang 2007, Martynova 1948, Tillyard 1933 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Mesopanorpa angarensis, Mesopanorpa brooksorum, Mesopanorpa densa, Mesopanorpa enormis, Mesopanorpa fanshanensis, Mesopanorpa felix, Mesopanorpa formosa, Mesopanorpa gambra, Mesopanorpa hartungi, Mesopanorpa incerta, Mesopanorpa kuliki, Mesopanorpa kuschmurunensis, Mesopanorpa luanpingensis, Mesopanorpa maculata, Mesopanorpa martynovae, Mesopanorpa monstrosa, Mesopanorpa obtusa, Mesopanorpa praeangustipennis, Mesopanorpa tergenica, Mesopanorpa turgaica, Mesopanorpa umbrata, Mesopanorpa unica, Mesopanorpa unicolor, Mesopanorpa yaojiashanensis

Type specimen: BMNH I 15017, a forewing. Its type locality is Dumbleton, Gloucestershire (Brodie coll.), which is in a Toarcian marine limestone in the United Kingdom.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (1 collection), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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