†family Spilapteridae Brongniart 1894 (winged insect)

Insecta - Palaeodictyoptera - Spilapteridae

Synonyms: Doropteridae Zalessky 1946, Dunbariidae Handlirsch 1937, Lamproptilidae Handlirsch 1906, Neuburgiidae Rohdendorf 1961

Full reference: C. Brongniart. 1894. Recherches pour servir à l'histoire des insectes fossiles des temps primaires, précédées d'une étude sur la nervation des ailes des insectes. Thèses Présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris 821:1-494

Parent taxon: Spilapteroidea according to J. Prokop et al. 2015

See also Brauckmann and Schneider 1996, Brauckmann et al. 2003, Carpenter 1992, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1919, Handlirsch 1922, Kukalová 1969, Li et al. 2013, Liu et al. 2015, Martynov 1940, Prokop et al. 2014, Pruvost 1919, Rohdendorf 1961, Sharov and Sinitshenkova 1977, Sinitshenkova 2004, Tillyard 1924 and Zalessky 1946

Sister taxa: Fouqueidae, Mecynostomatidae

Subtaxa: Abaptilon Baeoneura Becquerelia Bizarrea Boltoniella Delitzschala Dunbaria Epitethe Epithele Homaloneura Lamproptilia Lamproptilia stirrupi Mcluckiepteron Neuburgia Palaeoneuriinae Palaeoptilus Paradunbaria Permiakovia Sinodunbaria Spilaptera Spiloptilus Tectoptilus Tytthospilaptera Vorkutoneura

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Type: Spilaptera

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Permian of the Russian Federation (9 collections), United States (4: Kansas, New Mexico)

• Carboniferous of China (1), France (2), Germany (6), the Russian Federation (2), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (6: Illinois, Kentucky)

Total: 33 collections including 53 occurrences

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