Mesoleuctra peipiaoensis Ping 1928 (stonefly)

Insecta - Plecoptera - Mesoleuctridae

Full reference: C. Ping. 1928. Study of the Cretaceous fossil insects of China. Palaeontologia Sinica, Series B 13:5-57

Belongs to Mesoleuctra according to N. D. Sinitshenkova 1987

See also Ping 1928

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

Type specimen: Cat. No. 2134, a nymph. Its type locality is Locality 2101, Peipiao, which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Haifanggou Formation of China.

Ecology: volant detritivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Locality 2101, Peipiao

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