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Austroidelia perplexa Riek 1954 (insect)

Insecta - Eoblattida - Mesorthopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 180230

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1954. Further Triassic insects from Brookvale, NSW (orders Orthoptera Saltatoria, Protorthoptera, Perlaria). Records of the Australian Museum 23(4):161-168

Belongs to Austroidelia according to S. Y. Storozhenko 1998

Sister taxa: Austroidelia asiatica, Austroidelia nervosa

Type specimen: Australian Museum F.39179, a forewing (partial forewing). Its type locality is Beacon Hill (AM collection), which is in an Anisian lacustrine - small shale in the Hawkesbury Sandstone Formation of Australia.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 26.0 x 9.0