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Belmontia mitchelli Tillyard 1919 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Belmontiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 190423

Tillyard restoration

Synonym: Parabelmontia permiana Tillyard 1922 (taxon 191189)

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1919. A fossil insect wing belonging to the new order Paramecoptera, ancestral to the Trichoptera and Lepidoptera from the Upper Coal-Measures of Newcastle, NSW. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 44:231-256

Belongs to Belmontia according to V. G. Novokshonov 1997

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): forewing 18.3 x 6.2