Ponopterix axelrodi Vrsansky and Grimaldi 1999 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattodea - Ponopterixidae

Full reference: P. Vrsansky and D. Grimaldi. 1999. Taxonomic names, in Lower Cretaceous Blattaria. Proceedings of the First International Palaeoentomological Conference 167-176

Belongs to Ponopterix according to S. W. Lee 2016

See also Nel et al. 2014, Vrsansky 2003, Vrsansky 2004 and Vrsansky and Grimaldi 1999

Sister taxon: Ponopterix maxima

Type specimen: AMNH 43800, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Crato (AMNH collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large carbonate in the Crato Formation of Brazil.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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