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Mesochorista proavita Tillyard 1916 (scorpionfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Permochoristidae

Synonym: Eoses triassica Tindale 1945

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1916. Descriptions of the fossil Insects; Mesozoic and Tertiary Insects of Queensland and New South Wales. Descriptions of the fossil Insects and stratigraphical features. Queensland Geological Survey (253)11-70

Belongs to Mesochorista according to V. G. Novokshonov 1997

Sister taxa: Mesochorista anglicana, Mesochorista asiatica, Mesochorista australica, Mesochorista blanda, Mesochorista bucera, Mesochorista fedotovi, Mesochorista generalis, Mesochorista ignota, Mesochorista ingloria, Mesochorista injuriosa, Mesochorista intercalaris, Mesochorista inverrucosa, Mesochorista javorskyi, Mesochorista kargalensis, Mesochorista minuta, Mesochorista nana, Mesochorista obsoleta, Mesochorista phipa, Mesochorista pinnigera, Mesochorista prospera, Mesochorista pudica, Mesochorista rohdendorfi, Mesochorista sinuata, Mesochorista stigmophylla, Mesochorista strictoptera, Mesochorista tomiensis, Mesochorista vasjuchitshevi, Mesochorista veteratoria, Mesochorista wolbromae, Permochorista nana

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 13.0