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Lepismophlebia platymera Scudder 1890 (mayfly)

Insecta - Protostomia

PaleoDB taxon number: 220701

Alternative combinations: Lepisma platymera, Mesobaetis platymera

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. The Tertiary Insects of North America. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories XIII:1-734

Belongs to Lepismophlebia according to M. D. Hubbard and H. M. Savage 1981

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: 1693, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): abdomen 5.50 x 2.00, fore femur 2.00 x 0.80, hind femur 3.00 x 0.90