† Protelytron permianum

Protelytron permianum

Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Unterreich: Bilateria  ⇒ Klade: Eubilateria  ⇒ Abzweig: Protostomia  ⇒ Infrareich: Ecdysozoa  ⇒ Superstamm: Panarthropoda  ⇒ Stamm: Arthropoda  ⇒ Unterstamm: Mandibulata  ⇒ Klade: Pancrustacea  ⇒ Unterstamm: Hexapoda  ⇒ Klade: Cercofilata  ⇒ Klasse: Insecta  ⇒ Klade: Dicondylia  ⇒ Klade: Paranotalia  ⇒ Unterklasse: Pterygota  ⇒ Infraklasse: Neoptera  ⇒ Überordnung: Exopterygota  ⇒ Ordnung: Protelytroptera  ⇒ Familie: Protelytridae  ⇒ Gattung: Protelytron

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Tillyard, 1931

Other languages


Protelytron permianum

Alternative Name


Protelytron tillyardi


Type locality

Type locality

USA/Kansas/Dickinson Co./Elmo/Insect Hill

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 279.3 Ma - End age: 279.3 Ma

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Motility: actively mobile
Environment: terrestrial
Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 3)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

Occurrences (1)

Locations with GPS information

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • O. Béthoux, 2016 - Reinvestigation of Protelytron permianum (Insecta; Early Permian; USA) as an example for applying reflectance transformation imaging to insect imprint fossils - Fossil record (20), 1-7 (journal article, English)
  • F. M. Carpenter, 1939 - The Lower Permian Insects of Kansas. Part 8: Additional Megasecoptera, Protodonata, Odonata, Homoptera, Psocoptera, Protelytroptera, Plectoptera and Protoperlaria - Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (73), 29-70 (journal article, English)
  • F. M. Carpenter, 1933 - The Lower Permian Insects of Kansas. Part 6: Delopteridae, Protelytroptera, Plectoptera and a New Collection of Protodonata, Odonata, Megasecoptera, Homoptera and Psocoptera - Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (68), 411-505 (journal article, English)
  • R. J. Tillyard, 1931 - Kansas Permian Insects, Part 13: The New Order Protelytroptera with a Discussion of its Relationships - American Journal of Science, Series 5 (21), 232-266 (journal article, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) zcXs2qEXlEeAbmPlR3xXaQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) DAECC5CD-17A1-4794-806E-63E5477C5769
Database ID 6602