Vitimopsyche Novokshonov and Sukacheva 2001 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Mesopsychidae

Full reference: V. G. Novokshonov and I. D. Sukacheva. 2001. Fossil Scorpionflies of the "Suborder" Paratrichoptera (Insecta: Mecoptera). Paleontological Journal 35:173-182

Parent taxon: Mesopsychidae according to T. P. Gao et al. 2016

See also Lin et al. 2016, Novokshonov and Sukacheva 2001 and Ren et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Baissopsyche, Epicharmesopsyche, Ferghanopsyche, Lichnomesopsyche, Mesopanorpodes, Mesopsyche, Mesoses, Permopsyche, Ptychopteropsis, Sogdopsyche, Tarantogus, Tipulidites, Turanopsyche, Undisca, Xinjiangia, Afristella, Forcinerva, Prochoristella, Longifurcula, Mesotanyderus, Austrochoristella, Allochorista, Triassochoristites, Erdosia, Ladinochorista

Subtaxa: Vitimopsyche kozlovi Vitimopsyche pectinella Vitimopsyche pristina Vitimopsyche torta

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• Cretaceous of China (2 collections), the Russian Federation (1)

• Jurassic of China (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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