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Baissoptera martinsoni Martynova 1961 (snakefly)

Hexapoda - Insecta - Baissopteridae

Synonym: Baissoptera kolosnitsynae Martynova 1961

Full reference: O. M. Martynova. 1961. Sovremennye i vymershie verblyudki (Insecta, Raphidioptera). Paleontologicheskii Zhurnal 1961(3):73-83

Belongs to Baissoptera according to M. S. Engel 2002

Sister taxa: Baissoptera brasiliensis, Baissoptera cellulosa, Baissoptera cretaceoelectra, Baissoptera elongata, Baissoptera euneura, Baissoptera grandis, Baissoptera liaoningensis, Baissoptera lisae, Baissoptera minima, Baissoptera pulchra, Baissoptera sibirica

Type specimens:

  • Baissoptera martinsoni: PIN 1668/1852, a forewing. Its type locality is Baissa (PIN collection 1668, layer 3), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large siltstone/marl in the Zaza Formation of the Russian Federation.
  • Baissoptera kolosnitsynae: PIN 1668/1853, a hindwing. Its type locality is Baissa (PIN collection 1668, layer 31), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large siltstone/marl in the Zaza Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): forewing 13.8 x 4.4, hindwing 13.1 x 4.1