PaleoDB taxon number: 351464
Alternative combination: Nyctophylax vigil
Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. The Tertiary Insects of North America. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories XIII:1-734
Sister taxon: Nyktalos uhleri
Type specimen: MCZ 1130, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.
Average measurements (in mm): body length 16.0, tegmen length 14.8