†family Parachoristidae Handlirsch 1937 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Parachoristidae

Synonyms: Choristopanorpidae Willmann 1987, Triassochoristidae Willmann 1989

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1937. Neue Untersuchungen über die fossilen Insekten mit Ergänzungen und Nachträgen sowie Ausblicken auf phylogenetische, palaeogeographische und allgemein biologische Probleme. I. Teil. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 48:1-140

Parent taxon: Eumecoptera according to Y. C. Hong 2009

See also Novokshonov 1997 and Willmann 1987

Sister taxon: Mesorthophlebiidae

Subtaxa: Asiathauma Jibeiorthophlebia Junggarochorista Neoparachoristinae Parachoristinae Triasoparachorista

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Type: Parachorista

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (1 collection)

• Jurassic of China (2), Kyrgyzstan (1)

• Triassic of Australia (1), China (1), Kyrgyzstan (7)

• Permian of Australia (4), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 18 collections including 30 occurrences

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