Neorthophlebia megapolitana Geinitz 1883 (hangingfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Bittacidae

Alternative combination: Orthophlebia megapolitana

Full reference: F. E. Geinitz. 1883. Die Flötzformationen Mecklenburgs. Archiv des Vereins der Freunde der Naturgeschichte in Mecklenburg 37:1-151

Belongs to Neorthophlebia according to R. Willmann 1978

See also Geinitz 1883, Geinitz 1884, Handlirsch 1906 and Handlirsch 1939

Sister taxa: Neorthophlebia acutipennis, Neorthophlebia debilis, Neorthophlebia maculipennis, Neorthophlebia medialis, Neorthophlebia nana, Neorthophlebia pallida, Neorthophlebia robusta, Neorthophlebia simillima, Neorthophlebia stigmatica, Neorthophlebia unica, Neorthophlebia yunnanensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany


Distribution: found only at Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection)

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