Orthophlebia gracilis Handlirsch 1939 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1939. Neue Untersuchungen über die fossilen Insekten mit Ergänzungen und Nachträgen sowie Ausblicken auf phylogenetische, palaeogeographische und allgemein biologische Probleme. II Teil. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 49:1-240

Belongs to Orthophlebia according to R. Willmann 1978

See also Handlirsch 1939 and Martynova 1948

Sister taxa: Orthophlebia (Dolichophlebia), Orthophlebia (Mesopanorpa), Orthophlebia (Orthophlebia), Orthophlebia (Parisophlebia), Orthophlebia aequalis, Orthophlebia anglica, Orthophlebia angustata, Orthophlebia bella, Orthophlebia bifurcata, 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 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 Strensham, Worcestershire (Museum of Practical Geology coll), which is in a Rhaetian marine horizon in the Lilstock Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Strensham, Worcestershire (Museum of Practical Geology coll)

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