Petropterix sibirix Vršanský 2003 (cockroach)

Insecta - Blattaria - Umenocoleidae

Full reference: P. Vršanský. 2003. Umenocoleoidea - an amazing lineage of aberrant insects (Insecta, Blattaria). AMBA Projekty 7(1):1-32

Belongs to Petropterix according to P. Vršanský 2003

Sister taxa: Petropterix alexeevi, Petropterix kukalovae, Petropterix mirabilis

Type specimen: PIN 3064/8598, an exoskeleton (pronotum, forewings and four legs). Its type locality is Baissa (PIN collection 3064, bed 31), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large marl/siltstone in the Zaza Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology: fast-moving arboreal herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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