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Mendozachorista volkheimeri Brauckmann et al. 2010 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Mendozachoristidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 187166

Full reference: C. Brauckmann, O. F. Gallego, N. Hauschke, R. G. Martins-Neto, E. Groening, J. M. Ilger, and M. B. Lara. 2010. First Late Triassic record of a paleoentomofauna from South America (MalargŁe Basin, Mendoza Province, Argentina). Acta Geologica Sinica 84:915-924

Belongs to Mendozachorista according to C. Brauckmann et al. 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCNAM-PI 24527, a forewing. Its type locality is Arroyo Llantenes, which is in a Norian fluvial mudstone in the Llantenes Formation of Argentina.


Average measurements (in mm): forewing 26.0 x 7.0