Nymphites priscus Weyenbergh 1869

Insecta - Neuroptera - Nymphidae

Alternative combination: Hemerobius priscus

Full reference: H. Weyenbergh. 1869. Sur les Insectes fossiles du Calcaire Lithographique de la Bavière, qui se trouvent au Musée Teyler. Archives de Musée Teyler 2:1-48

Belongs to Nymphites according to C. F. Shi et al. 2015

See also Haase 1890, Handlirsch 1906, Martynova 1949, Shi et al. 2013 and Weyenbergh 1869

Sister taxa: Nymphites bimaculatus, Nymphites braueri, Nymphites lithographicus

Type specimen: TM 15453, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Solnhofen (Teyler Museum Collection), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.

Distribution: found only at Solnhofen (Teyler Museum Collection)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.