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†family Belmontiidae Tillyard 1919 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 211457

Synonym: Parabelmontiidae Tillyard 1922 (taxon 191182)

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1919. A fossil insect wing belonging to the new order Paramecoptera, ancestral to the Trichoptera and Lepidoptera from the Upper Coal-Measures of Newcastle, NSW. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 44:231-256

Parent taxon: Mecoptera according to V. G. Novokshonov 1997

Sister taxa: Aneuretopsychina, Anormochoristidae, Boreidae, Choristopsychidae, Cyclopterinidae, Englathaumatidae, Eobanksiidae, Eumecoptera, Fortiholcorpa, Holcorpidae, Kaltanidae, Karaungiridae, Liassopanorpa, Mecaenigma, Mendozachoristidae, Miriholcorpa, Nannomecoptera, Necropsis, Paramecoptera, Paratrichoptera, Permocentropidae, Permochoristidae, Permopanorpidae, Permotanyderidae, Permotipulidae, Pistillifera, Protodiptera, Protomecoptera, Protomeropidae, Reprehensa, Sibiriothaumatidae, Solusipanorpa, Thaumatomeropidae, Volitorididae, Worcestobiidae

Subtaxa: Belmontia

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