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Epilestes gallica Nel et al. 1999 (winged insect)

Insecta - Pterygota - Permagrionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 200399

LdLAP 110 scale bar 2 mm
Holotype

Full reference: A. Nel, G. Gand, J. Garric and J. Lapeyrie. 1999. The first recorded Protozygopteran Insects from the Upper Permian of France. Palaeontology 42(1):83-97

Belongs to Epilestes according to A. Nel et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Epilestes angustapterix, Epilestes kargalensis

Type specimen: Ld LAP 110, a forewing. Its type locality is F23, Les Canals, Lodève Basin, which is in a Kungurian pond claystone/siltstone in the Salagou Formation of France.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 29.0 x 5.2