Tupus gracilis Carpenter 1947 (griffinfly)

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Alternative combination: Typus gracilis

Full reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1947. Lower Permian Insects from Oklahoma. Part 1. Introduction and the Orders Megasecoptera, Protodonata, and Odonata. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 76:25-54

Belongs to Tupus according to A. Nel et al. 2009

See also Brauckmann and Zessin 1989 and Carpenter 1947

Sister taxa: Tupus gallicus, Tupus gilmorei, Tupus orientalis, Tupus permianus, Tupus whitei

Type specimen: MCZ 4818, a forewing. Its type locality is Midco Locality 12, which is in an Artinskian lacustrine lime mudstone in the Wellington Formation of Oklahoma.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Midco Locality 12

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