Rhyniella praecursor Hirst and Maulik 1926 (springtail)

Collembola - Entomobryomorpha - Isotomidae

Full reference: S. Hirst and S. Maulik. 1926. On some arthropod remains from the Rhynie Chert (Old Red Sandstone). Geological Magazine 63:69-71

Belongs to Rhyniella according to A. Sánchez-García and M. S. Engel 2016

See also Hirst and Maulik 1926, Laurentiaux 1953, Scourfield 1940, Tillyard 1928 and Whalley and Jarzembowski 1981

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rhynie cherts (BMNH coll.), which is in a Pragian pond chert in the Dryden Flags Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Devonian of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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