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Sinopalaeodermata neimonggolensis Zhang 2002 (earwig)

Insecta - Dermaptera - Dermapteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 223127

Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 2002. The most primitive earwigs (Archidermaptera, Dermaptera, Insecta) from the Upper Jurassic of the Nei Monggol Autonomous Region, northeastern China. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica 19:348-362

Belongs to Sinopalaeodermata according to C. Y. Xing et al. 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NIGP 135215, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (NIGP collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 19.2 x 4.2