Palaeothrips fossilis Scudder 1867 (thrips)

Insecta - Thysanoptera - Aeolothripidae

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1867. The results of an examination of a small collection of fossil insects obtained by Prof. William Denton in the Tertiary Beds of Green River, Colorado. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 11:117-118

Belongs to Palaeothrips according to A. Handlirsch 1907

See also Scudder 1867, Scudder 1868, Scudder 1875, Scudder 1877, Scudder 1885, Scudder 1890 and Uzel 1895

Sister taxon: Palaeothrips longipes

Type specimen: Its type locality is Fossil Cañon, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large shale in the Green River Formation of Utah

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Fossil Cañon

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