Petromantis maculipennis Martynov 1932 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Permochoristidae

Alternative combination: Permochorista maculipennis

Synonyms: Permochorista nigromaculata Martynov 1932, Permochorista stigmata Martynov 1932, Permochorista venosa Martynov 1932, Petromantis nigromaculata Martynov 1932, Petromantis venosa Martynov 1932

Full reference: A. V. Martynov. 1932. Permian fossil Insects from the Arkhangelsk district. Part I. The order Mecoptera. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 2:23-62

Belongs to Petromantis according to V. G. Novokshonov 1997

See also Martynov 1932, Martynova 1948 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Petromantis dubia, Petromantis dubiosa, Petromantis elegans, Petromantis evansi, Petromantis grandiloqua, Petromantis grandis, Petromantis kaltanica, Petromantis karpenkoae, Petromantis latimargo, Petromantis martynovi, 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 maculipennis: PIN 2334/172, a forewing (whole forewing with color pattern). Its type locality is Soyana (PIN collection 2334), which is in a Roadian lagoonal sandstone in the Iva-Gora Beds Formation of the Russian Federation.
  • Permochorista nigromaculata: PIN 2455/332, a forewing. Its type locality is Soyana (PIN collection 2455), which is in a Roadian lagoonal sandstone in the Iva-Gora Beds Formation of the Russian Federation.
  • Permochorista stigmata: PIN 2455/185, a hindwing. Its type locality is Soyana (PIN collection 2455), which is in a Roadian lagoonal sandstone in the Iva-Gora Beds Formation of the Russian Federation.
  • Permochorista venosa: PIN 2455/329, a forewing (slightly distorted). Its type locality is Soyana (PIN collection 2455), which is in a Roadian lagoonal sandstone in the Iva-Gora Beds Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Permian of the Russian Federation (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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