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Afristella delicatula Riek 1974 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Mesopanorpodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 197213

Holotype
Holotype

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1974. Upper Triassic Insects from the Molteno "Formation", South Africa. Palaeontologia Africana 17:19-31

Belongs to Afristella according to R. Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: C-K.K. I 9, a forewing. Its type locality is Konings Kroon (Rooipoort) (Kon 111) a, which is in a Carnian fluvial-lacustrine shale/mudstone in the Molteno Formation of South Africa.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 5.00