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Lamproptilia stirrupi Brongniart 1894 (winged insect)

Insecta - Palaeodictyoptera - Spilapteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 208363

Full reference: C. Brongniart. 1894. Recherches pour servir à l'histoire des insectes fossiles des temps primaires, précédées d'une étude sur la nervation des ailes des insectes. Thèses Présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris 821:1-494

Belongs to Spilapteridae according to J. Kukalová 1969

Sister taxa: Abaptilon, Baeoneura, Becquerelia, Bizarrea, Delitzschala, Dunbaria, Epitethe, Epithele, Homaloneura, Lamproptilia, Mcluckiepteron, Neuburgia, Palaeoptilus, Paradunbaria, Permiakovia, Sinodunbaria, Spilaptera, Spiloptilus, Tectoptilus, Tytthospilaptera, Vorkutoneura, Boltoniella, Palaeoneuriinae

Type specimen: MNHN.F.R51349, a forewing (small fragment). Its type locality is Commentry (MNHN Brongniart coll), which is in a Gzhelian lacustrine deltaic shale in the Commentry Shales Formation of France.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing length 80.0