Agetopanorpa adscita Riek 1953 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Permochoristidae

Alternative combination: Agetochoristella adscita

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1953. Fossil mecopteroid insects from the Upper Permian of New South Wales. Records of the Australian Museum 23(2):55-87

Belongs to Agetopanorpa according to V. G. Novokshonov 1997

See also Riek 1953 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Agetopanorpa breviuscula, Agetopanorpa consueta, Agetopanorpa danili, Agetopanorpa deceptoria, Agetopanorpa dubia, Agetopanorpa elongata, Agetopanorpa fasciata, Agetopanorpa intermedia, Agetopanorpa kungurica, Agetopanorpa letopalae, Agetopanorpa maculata, Agetopanorpa mica, Agetopanorpa obsoleta, Agetopanorpa ornata, Agetopanorpa permiana, Agetopanorpa punctata, Agetopanorpa sarbalensis, Agetopanorpa similis, Agetopanorpa tillyardi, Agetopanorpa tillyardiana, Agetopanorpa triassica

Type specimen: AM F43656, a forewing. Its type locality is Warner's Bay, Belmont (AMF coll), which is in a Changhsingian pond chert in the Croudace Bay Formation of Australia.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Warner's Bay, Belmont (AMF coll)

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