Westphaloblattinopsis Béthoux and Jarzembowski 2010 (winged insect)

Insecta - Paoliida - Blattinopsidae

Because the species Westphaloblattinopsis edwardsae gen. et sp. nov. cannot be assigned to any of the known pterygotan genera, a new genus is erected

Full reference: O. Béthoux and E. A. Jarzembowski. 2010. New basal neopterans from Writhlington (UK, Pennsylvanian). Alavesia 3:87-96

Parent taxon: Blattinopsidae according to O. Béthoux and E. A. Jarzembowski 2010

Sister taxa: Alienus, Balduriella, Blattinopsis, Glaphyrophlebia, Klebsiella, Microblattina, Protoblattiniella, Rhipidioptera, Stephanopsis, Protociccus

Subtaxa: Westphaloblattinopsis edwardsae

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Type: Westphaloblattinopsis edwardsae


Distribution: found only at Writhlington Geological Nature Reserve; foliage assemblage 4 (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

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