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Protohepialus comstocki Pierce 1945 (moth)

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Hepialidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 220644

Full reference: W. D. Pierce. 1945. Fossil arthropods of California 6. Two new fossils from the Upper Miocene of the Puente Hills. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 44(1):3-6

Belongs to Life according to T. J. Simonsen et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Concentricisporites, Dibolisporites, Eucarya, Eukarya, Eukaryota, Geminispora, Multiconotubus, Prokaryota, Protohepialus, Biota

Type specimen: Its type locality is Axis Co. well Rowland No. 1, 2105-2127 feet depth, which is in a Tortonian marine shale in the Puente Formation of California.

Ecology: