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Thesoneura americana

ISM 14876
coin = 19mm (~0.75 in.)

This is the wing of the insect Thesoneura americana. It is a member of the extinct group of large insect called the Palaeodictyoptera; this group is related to modern mayflies and dragonflies.

This specimen is the holotype.

 
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