Orthophlebia bifurcata Giebel 1856 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Alternative combination: Callopanorpa bifurcata

Full reference: C. G. Giebel. 1856. Die Insecten und Spinnen der Vorwelt mit steter Ber├╝cksichtigung der lebenden Insekten und Spinnen. Die Fauna der Vorwelt 2:1-511

Belongs to Orthophlebia according to R. Willmann 1978

See also Giebel 1856 and Handlirsch 1906

Sister taxa: Orthophlebia (Dolichophlebia), Orthophlebia (Mesopanorpa), Orthophlebia (Orthophlebia), Orthophlebia (Parisophlebia), Orthophlebia aequalis, Orthophlebia anglica, Orthophlebia angustata, Orthophlebia bella, Orthophlebia bolboica, Orthophlebia brunsvicensis, Orthophlebia capillata, Orthophlebia colorata, Orthophlebia compacta, Orthophlebia confusa, Orthophlebia curta, Orthophlebia deformis, Orthophlebia effusa, Orthophlebia elenae, Orthophlebia elongata, Orthophlebia exculpta, Orthophlebia extensa, Orthophlebia fallerslebensis, Orthophlebia fracta, Orthophlebia furcata, Orthophlebia fuscipennis, Orthophlebia germanica, Orthophlebia gracilis, Orthophlebia gubini, Orthophlebia heidemariae, Orthophlebia intermedia, Orthophlebia jejuna, Orthophlebia karabonica, Orthophlebia laesa, Orthophlebia latebrosa, Orthophlebia latipennisimilis, Orthophlebia lauta, Orthophlebia liadis, Orthophlebia liaoningensis, Orthophlebia liassica, Orthophlebia limnophila, Orthophlebia lithographica, Orthophlebia longicauda, Orthophlebia luanpingensis, Orthophlebia maculata, Orthophlebia mongolica, Orthophlebia nana, Orthophlebia nervulosa, Orthophlebia obunca, Orthophlebia parvula, Orthophlebia phryganoides, Orthophlebia pictipennis, Orthophlebia pulchra, Orthophlebia pygmaea, Orthophlebia quadrimacula, Orthophlebia radialis, Orthophlebia retorrida, Orthophlebia rossica, Orthophlebia rotundipennis, Orthophlebia shartegica, Orthophlebia shurabica, Orthophlebia speciosa, Orthophlebia stigmatica, Orthophlebia varia, Orthophlebia venosa, Orthophlebia vernacula, Orthophlebia vicina, Orthophlebia yangjuanxiangensis, Orthophlebia yaogouensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dinton, Vale of Wardour, Middle Purbeck, which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal horizon in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dinton, Vale of Wardour, Middle Purbeck

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