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Megathentomum pustulatum Scudder 1868 (winged insect)

Insecta - Pterygota

PaleoDB taxon number: 196084

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1868. Supplement to descriptions of articulates. Descriptions of fossil insects found on Mazon Creek, and near Morris, Grundy Co. Ill. Geological Survey of Illinois 3:566-572

Belongs to Megathentomum according to A. Handlirsch 1906

Sister taxa: Megathentomum formosum, Megathentomum scudderi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mazon Creek (University of Illinois collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois

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Average measurements (in mm): wing 70.0 x 45.0