Archankothrips medisetosus Schliephake 1993 (thrips)

Insecta - Thysanoptera - Melanthripidae

Full reference: G. Schliephake. 1993. Beitrage zur Kenntnis fossiler Fransenflugler (Thysanoptera, Insecta) aus dem Bernstein des Tertiar. 2. Beitrag: Aeolothripidae (Melanthripinae) und Thripidae (Dendrothripinae und Thripinae). Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere 120:215-251

Belongs to Archankothrips according to M. R. Ulitzka 2017

See also Schliephake 1993 and Schliephake 2003

Sister taxa: Archankothrips hoffeinsianus, Archankothrips pugionifer, Archankothrips varicornis

Type specimen: MfN MB.I.783, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Bitterfeld amber (MfN collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (2 collections), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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