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Juraperla grandis Cui et al. 2010 (winged insect)

Insecta - Cnemidolestodea - Juraperlidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 215290

Holotype
CNU-GRY-NN2009006

Full reference: Y. Y. Cui, O. Béthoux, C. K. Shih and D. Ren. 2010. A new species of the family Juraperlidae (Insecta: Grylloblattida) from the Middle Jurassic of China. Acta Geologica Sinica 84(4):710-713

Belongs to Juraperla according to Y. Y. Cui et al. 2010

Sister taxon: Juraperla daohugouensis

Type specimen: CNU-GRY-NN2009006, an exoskeleton (complete body with 4 wings outstretched). Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 2009 collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 26.5, forewing 29.8 x 14.4