Ampelipteridae

Reconstruction of Tshekardobia osmylina, from here (based on a reconstruction by A. G. Ponomarenko).

Belongs within: Archaeorthoptera.

The Ampelipteridae is a group of insects that has been recognised from the Middle Carboniferous to the Early Permian of Eurasia and North America, united by the presence of a branched CuP (Rasnitsyn 2002). Rasnitsyn (2002) classified the Ampelipteridae as basal members of the Paraneoptera in the Hypoperlida, but Béthoux & Nel (2002) regarded at least some ampelipterids as Polyneoptera.

Ampelipteridae [Aenigmatodidae, Anthraconeuridae, Fatjanopteridae, Mixotermitidae]R02
|--Ampeliptera limburgica Pruvost 1927BN02
|--Fatjanoptera mnemonicaR02
|--TshunicolaR02
|--Tshekardobia osmylinaR02
|--Limburgina antiqua Laurentiaux 1950R02, BN02 [=L. antigua (l. c.)BN02]
|--AenigmatodesR02
|--Anthraconeura sylvatica Laurentiaux & Laurentiaux-Vieira 1980R02, BN02
|--MixotermesR02
|--PruvostiaR02
`--BoltonocostaR02

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[BN02] Béthoux, O., & A. Nel. 2002. Venation pattern and revision of Orthoptera sensu nov. and sister groups. Phylogeny of Palaeozoic and Mesozoic Orthoptera sensu nov. Zootaxa 96: 1–88.

[R02] Rasnitsyn, A. P. 2002. Cohors Cimiciformes Laicharting, 1781. In: Rasnitsyn, A. P., & D. L. J. Quicke (eds) History of Insects pp. 104–115. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht.

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