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Palaeodictyopteron mazonum Handlirsch 1906 (insect)

Insecta

PaleoDB taxon number: 214447

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Revision of American Paleozoic insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 29(1441):661-820

Belongs to Insecta according to F. M. Carpenter 1948

Sister taxa: Acera, Aetophlebiopsis, Agmatozoon, Anebos, Anisorhynchus lapideus, Anthophorites gaudryi, Anthracocorides, Aphis plana, Apterodicera, Apterygota, Archaeognatha, Archegogryllus, Aspidothorax dubius, Atelopteron, Bittacus reticulatus, Blattaria, Blattaria dunckeri, Campeulites, Carabus winkleri, Caririephemera, Caririephemera marquesi, Cercopidium schaefferi, Cercopis prisca, Cercopyllis, Chauliodites minor, Cheilosia dubia, Chrysopa solenhofensis, Cicada proserpina, Corixa mortua, Corrodentia, Cricolia, Cyclocoris, Cyclocoris pinguis, Dicondylia, Dictyocicada, Dimeretes, Dytiscomorphus, Elasmoscolex, Eoblattida, Ephemera deposita, Ephemera meyeri, Epimetrophora, Fatjanopteridae, Flata haidingeri, Forficularia problematica, Glossata, Griphoconion, Griphologus, Gymnopleurus eocaenicus, Gyrophlebia, Gyrophlebia longicollis, Hebeitermes, Hebeitermes weichangensis, Hemerobius fossilis, Hemerobius higginsi, Hukouscytina, Hydroporus petefractus, Ideloblatta, Ideloblattidae, Idomastotermes, Idomastotermes mysticus, Insectichnus, Kustia, Lepismatona, Leptura primigenia, Libellulium kaupii, Longipedia, Lygaeites priscus, Meganeura vischerae, Meloe bavaricus, Mesonotoperla, Mesorhagiophryne, Mesorhagiophryne incerta, Mesorhagiophryne robustus, Mesosialis, Microceratops, Mourloniella, Mourloniella solenhofensis, Myriapoda, Nematus cretaceus, Neuropteroidea, Neurostena, Oligometabola, Oocephalina, Orthophlebia minuta, Palaeodictyopteron anglicanum, Palaeodictyopteron latipenne, Palaeodictyopteron virginianum, Palaeotermes, Palaeovelia, Paracridites, Paroryssus suspectus, Permarrhaphidae, Permetatoridae, Permodictyoptera, Phaneroptera striata, Phthanocoris, Phytophtirites, Planocephalus, Platycorion, Plecopterodea, Plecopteroidea, Pseudoacridites, Pseudochauliodites, Pseudotermes, Pterodicera, Pterygogenea, Rambouskia, Saperdites cristallosus, Seirolarva, Sinonemoura, Sypharopteroidea, Taotieichnus, Termes fossilis, Termes grandaevus, Termes peccanae, Termitidiopsis, Thomsonia, Thysanura, Tipularia teyleri, Tomeferusa, Triadosialis, Trimerocephalium, Ulonata, Velia bouatia, Xiphenax

Type specimen: USNM 38831, a nymph (larval wing pad). Its type locality is Mazon Creek, USNM Lacoe Collection, which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.

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Average measurements (in mm): nymph body length 18.0