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Stephanopsis mirandus Richardson 1956 (winged insect)

Insecta - Paoliida - Blattinopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 271185

Alternative combination: Glaphyrokoris mirandus

Full reference: E. S. Richardson. 1956. Pennsylvanian Invertebrates of the Mazon Creek Area, Illinois. Fieldiana: Geology 12(2):3-76

Belongs to Stephanopsis according to T. Hörnschemeyer and H. Stapf 2001

Sister taxa: Stephanopsis elegans, Stephanopsis incerta

Type specimen: FMNH PE977, a forewing. Its type locality is Kavanaugh Road strip mine, which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 19.5 x 7.5