Protomyrmeleon cretacicus Nel and Jarzembowski 1998 (winged insect)

Insecta - Dicondylia - Protomyrmeleontidae

Full reference: A. Nel and E. A. Jarzembowski. 1998. New protomyrmeleontid dragonflies from the Lower Cretaceous of southern England (Insecta, Odonata, Archizygoptera). Cretaceous Research 19:393-402

Belongs to Protomyrmeleon according to A. Nel and E. A. Jarzembowski 1998

Sister taxa: Protomyrmeleon anglicanus, Protomyrmeleon angustovenosus, Protomyrmeleon brunonis, Protomyrmeleon grandis, Protomyrmeleon grasselensis, Protomyrmeleon handlirschi, Protomyrmeleon jurassicus, Protomyrmeleon karatauensis, Protomyrmeleon kazakhstanensis, Protomyrmeleon pascholdi, Protomyrmeleon pumilio, Protomyrmeleon quadriordinum

Type specimen: BMB 018741/2, a wing (incomplete wing). Its type locality is Clockhouse Brickworks (BMB collection), which is in a Hauterivian lagoonal sandstone in the Weald Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.


Distribution: found only at Clockhouse Brickworks (BMB collection)

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