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Choristotanyderus nanus Riek 1953 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Permotanyderidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 139739

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1953. Fossil mecopteroid insects from the Upper Permian of New South Wales. Records of the Australian Museum 23(2):55-87

Belongs to Choristotanyderus according to R. Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AM F39964, a wing. Its type locality is Warner's Bay, Belmont (AMF coll), which is in a Changhsingian pond chert in the Croudace Bay Formation of Australia.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): hindwing 4.00 x 1.40