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Alienopterus brachyelytrus Bai et al. 2016 (winged insect)

Insecta - Alienoptera - Alienopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 347283

Full reference: M. Bai, R. G. Beutel, K. D. Klass, B. Wipfler, and W. W. Zhang. 2016. Taxonomic names, in †Alienoptera — A new insect order in the roach-mantodean twilight zone. Gondwana Research 39:317-326

Belongs to Alienopterus according to M. Bai et al. 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: EMTG BU-001057, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (EMTG collection), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 14.5 x 3.2