Australian Museum Journal Fossil mecopteroid insects from the Upper Permian of New South Wales

Shortform:
Riek, 1953, Rec. Aust. Mus. 23(2): 55–87
Author(s):
Riek, E. F.
Year published:
1953
Title:
Fossil mecopteroid insects from the Upper Permian of New South Wales
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
23
Issue:
2
Start page:
55
End page:
87
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.23.1953.621
Language:
English
Plates:
plates v–vi
Date published:
17 April 1953
Cover date:
17 April 1953
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
INSECTA; PERMIAN: LATE; FOSSIL
Digitized:
22 April 2009
Available online:
22 July 2009
Reference number:
621
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (126kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (5879kb PDF)

Abstract

This paper deals with the Mecoptera and all the related orders of insects collected from the Upper Permian strata between Belmont and Warner's Bay, New South Wales. All the material described is in the Collection of the Australian Museum, Sydney. Tillyard published several papers dealing with the early collections of insects from these beds but the more recent and rather extensive collections remain unworked except mainly for the Homoptera and Psocoptera. The present material extends considerably our knowledge of the previously described species and has brought to light a great wealth of new forms....