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
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