Tupus orientalis Zhang et al. 2012 (griffinfly)

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Alternative combination: Paragilsonia orientalis

Full reference: Z. J. Zhang, Y. C. Hong, and Y. Su. 2012. Taxonomic names, in Two new ancient griffenflies (Insecta: Odonatoptera) from the Namurian of Ningxia, China. Insect Systematics & Evolution 43:1-10

Belongs to Tupus according to Y. J. Li et al. 2013

See also Zhang et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Tupus gallicus, Tupus gilmorei, Tupus gracilis, Tupus permianus, Tupus whitei

Type specimen: GMC07QNS001, a forewing

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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