Testajapyx thomasi Kukalov√°-Peck 1987 (two-pronged bristletails)

Pancrustacea - Diplura - Testajapygidae

Full reference: J. Kukalov√°-Peck. 1987. New Carboniferous Diplura, Monura, and Thysanura, the hexapod ground plan, and the role of thoracic side lobes in the origin of wings (Insecta). Canadian Journal of Zoology 65:2327-2345

Belongs to Testajapyx according to J. Kukalov√°-Peck 1987

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Testa No. 25, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Mazon Creek, Pit 11 (Testa coll), which is in a Moscovian interdistributary bay mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Illinois collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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