Mesoleuctra gigantea Sinitshenkova 1985 (stonefly)

Insecta - Plecoptera - Mesoleuctridae

Full reference: N. D. Sinitshenkova. 1985. Yurskie vesnyanki yuzhnoy Sibiri i prilegayushchikh territoriy (Perlida=Plecoptera). Yurskie Nasekomye Sibiri i Mongolii 148-171

Belongs to Mesoleuctra according to N. D. Sinitshenkova 1987

See also Sinitshenkova 1985

Sister taxa: Mesoleuctra brachypoda, Mesoleuctra exserta, Mesoleuctra gracilis, Mesoleuctra peipiaoensis, Mesoleuctra quadrata, Mesoleuctra tibialis

Type specimen: PIN 1391/2, a nymph. Its type locality is Karaganda (PIN collection 1391), which is in a Pliensbachian/Toarcian terrestrial horizon in the Dubovskaya Formation of Kazakhstan.

Ecology: volant detritivore-omnivore


• Jurassic of Kazakhstan (1 collection), the Russian Federation (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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