Paleontological Journal

, Volume 48, Issue 4, pp 447–450 | Cite as

Biodamage on Phylladoderma leaves from the Upper Permian of the Pechora Basin

  • D. V. Vassilenko
  • D. E. Shcherbakov
  • E. V. Karasev


A new insect damage type on leaves Phylladoderma arberi Zalessky, 1913 from the Upper Permian of the Pechora Basin (Adz’va River, Russia) is described. These are punctures about 120 μm in diameter surrounded by circular spots with a dark rim. We suppose that these feeding traces were made by palaeodictyopteroid nymphs.


biodamage Phylladoderma leaves Upper Permian Pechora Basin 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. V. Vassilenko
    • 1
  • D. E. Shcherbakov
    • 1
  • E. V. Karasev
    • 1
  1. 1.Borissiak Paleontological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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