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Pteromixanum poxwellense Sukatsheva and Jarzembowski 2001 (winged insect)

Insecta - Pterygota - Necrotauliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 203226

Full reference: I. D. Sukatsheva and E. A. Jarzembowski. 2001. Fossil caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera) from Early Cretaceous of southern England II. Cretaceous Research 22:685-694

Belongs to Pteromixanum according to W. T. Zhang et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Pteromixanum inviolatum, Pteromixanum purbeckianum, Pteromixanum ruderatum

Type specimen: BMB 023809(10), a forewing (left forewing). Its type locality is Poxwell, Fisher's Lower Insect Bed, which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal marl in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom.


Average measurements (in mm): forewing 5.00 x 1.30