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Brodioptera sinensis

Brodioptera sinensis

Brodioptera sinensis Pecharová, Ren, and Prokop 2015 lived during the Early Pennsylvanian, approximately 320 million years ago. This species belongs to Megasecoptera, one of the paleopterous insect orders that went extinct around the time of the "mother of all mass extinctions" at the Permian/Triassic boundary, 252 million years ago. (Image was redrawn by Labandeira (2019) from Prokop et al. (2016).)

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