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Stephanastus polinae Kirejtshuk and Nel 2013 (winged insect)

Insecta - Skleroptera - Stephanastidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 282483

Full reference: A. G. Kirejtshuk and A. Nel. 2013. Taxonomic names, in The earliest known holometabolous insects. Nature 503:257-261

Belongs to Stephanastus according to A. G. Kirejtshuk and A. Nel 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN A.49011, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Commentry (MNHN later coll), which is in a Gzhelian lacustrine deltaic shale in the Commentry Shales Formation of France.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 28.0, forewing 25.5 x 7.5