Protomyrmeleon brunonis Geinitz 1888 (winged insect)

Insecta - Dicondylia - Protomyrmeleontidae

Synonym: Protomyrmeleon bascharagensis Nel and Henrotay 1992

Full reference: F. E. Geinitz. 1888. Beitrag zur Geologie Mecklenburgs. Archiv des Vereins der Freunde der Naturgeschichte in Mecklenburg 41:143-216

Belongs to Protomyrmeleon according to J. Ansorge 1996

See also Geinitz 1888, Handlirsch 1906, Nel and Henrotay 1992 and Zessin 1991

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

Type specimens:

  • Protomyrmeleon brunonis: SGWG 120/4, a wing. Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany.
  • Protomyrmeleon bascharagensis: MNHN Henrotay IB 930 ab, a wing (superimposed fore and hindwing). Its type locality is Bascharage, which is in a Toarcian offshore limestone in Luxembourg.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (4 collections), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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