Hexagenites cellulosus Hagen 1862

Insecta - Ephemeroptera - Hexagenitidae

Alternative combinations: Ephemera cellulosa, Hexagenites cellulosa, Mesephemera cellulosa, Stenodicranum cellulosum

Synonyms: Ephemera mortua Hagen 1862, Ephemera multinervosa Oppenheim 1888, Hexagenites mortua Hagen 1862, Paedephemera mortua Hagen 1862, Paedephemera multinervosa Oppenheim 1888, Paedephemera oppenheimi Handlirsch 1906

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

Belongs to Hexagenites according to R. Willmann 2007

See also Carpenter 1932, Carpenter 1992, Demoulin 1954, Demoulin 1955, Demoulin 1967, Demoulin 1970, Demoulin 1971, Hagen 1862, Handlirsch 1906, Oppenheim 1888 and Ponomarenko 1985

Sister taxon: Hexagenites weyenberghi

Type specimens:

  • Hexagenites cellulosus: MCZ 6281ab, 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.
  • Ephemera mortua: MCZ 6283, 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.
  • Paedephemera multinervosa: Its type locality is Solnhofen (BSPGM Munich coll), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.
  • Paedephemera oppenheimi:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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