Mesopanorpa kuschmurunensis Martynova 1956 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Alternative combinations: Protorthophlebia (Protorthophlebia) kuschmurunensis, Protorthophlebia kuschmurunensis

Full reference: O. M. Martynova. 1956. Skorpionnitsy iz Mezozoyskikh otlozheniy Turgayskoy vpadiny. Ezhegodnik Vsesoyuznogo Paleontologicheskogo Obshchestva 15:265-273

Belongs to Mesopanorpa according to R. Willmann 1978

See also Hong and Zhang 2007 and Martynova 1956

Sister taxa: Mesopanorpa angarensis, Mesopanorpa brodiei, Mesopanorpa brooksorum, Mesopanorpa densa, Mesopanorpa enormis, Mesopanorpa fanshanensis, Mesopanorpa felix, Mesopanorpa formosa, Mesopanorpa gambra, Mesopanorpa hartungi, Mesopanorpa incerta, Mesopanorpa kuliki, Mesopanorpa maculata, Mesopanorpa martynovae, Mesopanorpa monstrosa, Mesopanorpa obtusa, Mesopanorpa praeangustipennis, Mesopanorpa tergenica, Mesopanorpa turgaica, Mesopanorpa umbrata, Mesopanorpa unica, Mesopanorpa unicolor, Mesopanorpa yaojiashanensis

Type specimen: PIN 718/10, a hindwing. Its type locality is Kushmurun, well 1371, sample 226 (PIN collection 718), which is in a Jurassic/Jurassic lacustrine siliciclastic in the Kushmurun Formation of Kazakhstan.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Kushmurun, well 1371, sample 226 (PIN collection 718)

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