New fossil insects (Diaphanopterodea: Martynoviidae) from the Lower Permian of the Boskovice Basin, southern Moravia


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Year of publication 2009
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Geobios
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Science

Field Geology and mineralogy
Keywords Insecta; Diaphanopterodea; Martynoviidae; New genus and species; Late Paleozoic; Moravia; Czech Republic
Description Two new genera and new species assigned to the family are described and illustrated from the Lower Permian (Artinskian/Sakmarian) locality of Obora, southern Moravia (Czech Republic). Discovery of the species Martynovia insignis Tillyard, originally described from the Lower Permian of Kansas (USA), supports close relationship of both faunas across Euramerica.

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