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Cyclorista simplex Novokshonov 1994 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Kaltanidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 230847

Full reference: V. G. Novokshonov. 1994. Permian Scorpion Flies (Insecta, Panorpida) of the Families Kaltanidae, Permochoristidae and Robinjohnidae. Paleontological Journal 28(1):79-95

Belongs to Cyclorista according to V. G. Novokshonov 1997

Sister taxon: Cyclorista convexicosta

Type specimen: PIN 1197/700, a forewing. Its type locality is Kaltan (PIN collection 1197), which is in a Roadian terrestrial siliciclastic in the Mitina Formation of the Russian Federation.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 5.50