†family Orthophlebiidae Handlirsch 1906 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Alternative spellings: Orthophlebidae, Orthophlebiinae

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

Parent taxon: Panorpoidea according to W. Krzemiński et al. 2015

See also Bode 1953, Carpenter 1992, Handlirsch 1906, Martynov 1927, Martynov 1937, Riek 1950, Riek 1955, Sukatsheva 1985, Tillyard 1933, Whalley 1985, Willmann 1978, Willmann 1987 and Zhang 1996

Sister taxa: Australochoristidae, Austropanorpidae, Dinopanorpidae, Eorpidae, Muchoriidae, Panorpidae, Panorpodidae

Subtaxa: Choristopanorpa Cretacochorista Gigaphlebiinae Mesopanorpa Mesorthophlebia Orthophlebia Parachorista Parorthophlebia Protorthophlebia Stenopanorpa

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Type: Orthophlebia

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (1 collection), China (6), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Jurassic of China (14), Germany (13), Kazakhstan (16), Kyrgyzstan (3), Mongolia (5), the Russian Federation (14), Tajikistan (4), the United Kingdom (9)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (3)

• Triassic of Australia (2), China (2), Kyrgyzstan (5), the United Kingdom (11)

Total: 114 collections including 202 occurrences

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