PaleoDB taxon number: 92572
Full reference: S. Wedmann, S. Bradler, and J. Rust. 2007. The first fossil leaf insect: 47 million years of specialized cryptic morphology and behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(2):565-569
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: MeI 12560, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Grube Messel grid square E8/9, 1.5-2.5 m above alpha marker, which is in a MP 11 crater lake claystone in the Messel Formation of Germany.