Pteromixanum purbeckianum Handlirsch 1906

Insecta - Trichoptera - Necrotauliidae

Alternative combinations: Mesotrichopteridium purbeckianum, Paratrichopteridium purbeckianum

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

Belongs to Pteromixanum according to W. T. Zhang et al. 2017

See also Handlirsch 1906, Jarzembowski 1995 and Sukatsheva and Jarzembowski 2001

Sister taxa: Pteromixanum inviolatum, Pteromixanum poxwellense, Pteromixanum ruderatum

Type specimen: NHM I 3968, a forewing (forewing missing base). Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Middle Purbeck, Swanage (Brodie collection), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Durlston Formation of the United Kingdom.


• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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