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  • Karanemoura abrupta Sinitshenkova, 1987





    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Arthropoda Latreille 1829
    Class: Insecta Linnaeus 1758
    Order: Plecoptera Burmeister 1839
    Family: Perlariopseidae Sinitshenkova 1985
    Genus: Karanemoura
    Species: Karanemoura abrupta
    Author Citation Sinitshenkova, 1987

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Jurassic
    Sub Period: None
    Epoch: Middle
    International Age: Callovian to Oxfordian


    Jiulongshan Formation
    Daohugou Bed


    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade


    Length: 18 mm


    Daohugou (Village)
    Ningcheng (County)
    Inner Mongolia (Province)


    Taxonomy from Fossilworks.com.

    Diagnosis from  Liu, Y.s., Sinitshenkova, N.D. & Ren, D., 2009, p. 185: "Adults. Medium-sized stoneflies. Head large, antennae long, prothorax narrow. Wings at rest extending considerably beyond apex of abdomen. In forewings, c–r absent; Rs bifurcating, usually forked at level of Sc apex. M branching slightly distad of Rs fork; m–cu always connecting base of MP with CuA. Crossveins between M and CuA and between CuA and CuP numerous. CuP straight, entering wing margin approximately at level of M fork. Hindwings with four longitudinal veins in anal area. Legs long and thin. First tarsomere long, almost twice as long as second; second tarsomere shorter than third. Cerci short, single-segmented."

    Line drawing from Liu et al. 2009, p. 189:



    N. D. Sinitshenkova. (1987). Istopicheskoe razvitie vesiyanok. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 221:1-142.

    Liu, Y.s., Sinitshenkova, N.D. & Ren, D. (2009). A revision of the Jurassic Stonefly Genera Dobbertiniopteryx Ansorge and Karanemoura Sinitshenkova (Insecta: Plecoptera), with the description of new species from the Daohugou locality, China. Paleontol. J. 43, 183–190. https://doi.org/10.1134/S0031030109020099

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