Brongniartiella gigas Weyenbergh 1869

Insecta - Neuroptera - Osmylopsychopidae

Alternative combinations: Pterinoblattina gigas, Ricania gigas

Synonym: Brongniartiella problematica Meunier 1897 [objective synonym]

Full reference: H. Weyenbergh. 1869. Sur les Insectes fossiles du Calcaire Lithographique de la Bavière, qui se trouvent au Musée Teyler. Archives de Musée Teyler 2:1-48

Belongs to Brongniartiella according to Y. Y. Peng et al. 2015

See also Handlirsch 1906, Martynova 1949, Meunier 1897, Oppenheim 1888, Scudder 1885, Scudder 1886 and Weyenbergh 1869

Sister taxon: Brongniartiella inconditissimi

Type specimens:

  • Brongniartiella gigas: TM 6448, 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.
  • Brongniartiella problematica: TM 15411, 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: there are no occurrences of Brongniartiella gigas in the database

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