Orthophlebia lithographica Willmann and Novokshonov 1998 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Alternative combination: Protorthophlebia (Protorthophlebia) lithographica

Full reference: R. Willmann and V. Novokshonov. 1998. Orthophlebia lithographica - die erste Mecoptere aus dem Solnhofener Plattenkalk (Insecta: Mecoptera, Jura). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte 1998:529-536

Belongs to Orthophlebia according to R. Willmann and V. Novokshonov 1998

See also Hong and Zhang 2007

Sister taxa: Orthophlebia (Dolichophlebia), Orthophlebia (Mesopanorpa), Orthophlebia (Orthophlebia), Orthophlebia (Parisophlebia), Orthophlebia aequalis, Orthophlebia anglica, Orthophlebia angustata, Orthophlebia bella, Orthophlebia bifurcata, Orthophlebia bolboica, Orthophlebia brunsvicensis, Orthophlebia capillata, Orthophlebia colorata, Orthophlebia compacta, Orthophlebia confusa, Orthophlebia curta, Orthophlebia deformis, Orthophlebia effusa, Orthophlebia elenae, Orthophlebia elongata, Orthophlebia exculpta, Orthophlebia extensa, Orthophlebia fallerslebensis, Orthophlebia fracta, Orthophlebia furcata, Orthophlebia fuscipennis, Orthophlebia germanica, Orthophlebia gracilis, Orthophlebia gubini, Orthophlebia heidemariae, Orthophlebia intermedia, Orthophlebia jejuna, Orthophlebia karabonica, Orthophlebia laesa, Orthophlebia latebrosa, Orthophlebia latipennisimilis, Orthophlebia lauta, Orthophlebia liadis, Orthophlebia liaoningensis, Orthophlebia liassica, Orthophlebia limnophila, Orthophlebia longicauda, Orthophlebia luanpingensis, Orthophlebia maculata, Orthophlebia mongolica, Orthophlebia nana, Orthophlebia nervulosa, Orthophlebia obunca, Orthophlebia parvula, Orthophlebia phryganoides, Orthophlebia pictipennis, Orthophlebia pulchra, Orthophlebia pygmaea, Orthophlebia quadrimacula, Orthophlebia radialis, Orthophlebia retorrida, Orthophlebia rossica, Orthophlebia rotundipennis, Orthophlebia shartegica, Orthophlebia shurabica, Orthophlebia speciosa, Orthophlebia stigmatica, Orthophlebia varia, Orthophlebia venosa, Orthophlebia vernacula, Orthophlebia vicina, Orthophlebia yangjuanxiangensis, Orthophlebia yaogouensis

Type specimen: JME SOS 1732, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Wintershof Quarry, Eichstätt, Solnhofen, which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Wintershof Quarry, Eichstätt, Solnhofen

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