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Nectoptilus mazonus Béthoux 2005 (insect)

Insecta - Eoblattida - Protophasmatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 191705

Full reference: O. Béthoux. 2005. Reassigned and new basal Archaeorthoptera from the Upper Carboniferous of Mazon Creek (IL, USA). Journal of Orthoptera Research 14(2):121-126

Belongs to Nectoptilus according to O. Béthoux 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: FMNH PE 31978, a forewing (right forewing). Its type locality is Mazon Creek (FMNH collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 60.0 x 12.0