Mesopanorpa brooksorum Jarzembowski and Soszyńska-Maj 2018 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Full reference: E. Jarzembowski and A. Soszyńska-Maj. 2018. The first orthophlebiid scorpionfly (Insecta: Mecoptera) from the Wealden (Lower Cretaceous) of southern England. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 107:191-194

Belongs to Mesopanorpa according to E. Jarzembowski and A. Soszyńska-Maj 2018

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

Type specimen: NHMUK II.3094, a wing. Its type locality is Clockhouse Brickworks (BMNH collection), which is in a Hauterivian lagoonal mudstone in the Weald Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.



• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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