Mesephemera procera Hagen 1862

Insecta - Ephemerida - Mesephemeridae

Alternative combination: Ephemera procera

Synonym: Mesephemera weyenberghi Handlirsch 1906

Full reference: H. A. Hagen. 1862. Ueber die Neuropteren aus dem lithographischen Schiefer in Bayern. Palaeontographica 10:96-145

Belongs to Mesephemera according to A. G. Ponomarenko 1985

See also Carpenter 1932, Demoulin 1955, Hagen 1862, Handlirsch 1906 and Oppenheim 1888

Sister taxa: Mesephemera lithophila, Mesephemera prisca

Type specimens:

  • Mesephemera procera: MCZ 6280ab, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Solnhofen (MCZ coll), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.
  • Mesephemera weyenberghi: TM 6434, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Solnhofen (Teyler Museum Collection), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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