ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Spilaptera venusta Brongniart 1894 (winged insect)

Insecta - Palaeodictyoptera - Spilapteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 214470

Alternative combination: Homaloneura venusta

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 Spilaptera according to A. Handlirsch 1922

Sister taxa: Spilaptera americana, Spilaptera libelluloides, Spilaptera packardi, Spilaptera splendens, Spilaptera tanaica

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

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): wing 39.0 x 13.0