Pyralites preecei Jarzembowski 1980 (moth)

Insecta - Lepidoptera

Full reference: E. A. Jarzembowski. 1980. Fossil Insects from the Bembridge Marls, Palaeogene of the Isle of Wight, Southern England. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 33(4):237-293

Belongs to Pyralites according to M. Heikkilä et al. 2018

See also Jarzembowski 1980

Sister taxon: Pyralites obscurus

Type specimen: NHML I.8640, an exoskeleton (decapitated body and remains of both fore- and hindwings). Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Brodie coll), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.


Distribution: found only at Bembridge Marls (Brodie coll)

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