Petromantis martynovi Willmann 1978 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Permochoristidae

Synonym: Permochorista rossica Martynov 1931 [replaced name]

Full reference: R. Willmann. 1978. Fossilium Catalogus. I: Animalia. Pars 124: Mecoptera (Insecta, Holometabola) 1-139

Belongs to Petromantis according to V. G. Novokshonov 1997

See also Martynov 1931 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Petromantis dubia, Petromantis dubiosa, Petromantis elegans, Petromantis evansi, Petromantis grandiloqua, Petromantis grandis, Petromantis kaltanica, Petromantis karpenkoae, Petromantis latimargo, Petromantis maculipennis, Petromantis mirabilis, Petromantis oreshnikovae, Petromantis prona, Petromantis rieki, Petromantis robusta, Petromantis rossica, Petromantis sarbalensis, Petromantis sibirica, Petromantis stigma, Petromantis sylvaensis, Petromantis udmurtica

Type specimens:

  • Petromantis martynovi: PIN 2295/96, a forewing
  • Permochorista rossica: PIN 2295/96, a forewing. Its type locality is Tikhie Gory (PIN collection 2295), which is in a Roadian lagoonal claystone in the Baitugan Formation of the Russian Federation.


Distribution: found only at Tikhie Gory (PIN collection 2295) (Permian of Russian Federation)

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