Paleontological Journal

, Volume 52, Issue 12, pp 1381–1390 | Cite as

New and Little Known Cnemidolestid Insects (Insecta: Cnemidolestida) from the Middle Permian–Middle Triassic of Eurasia

  • D. S. AristovEmail author


New members of the order Cnemidolestida (Insecta: Perlidea) from Middle Permian–Middle Triassic localities of Eurasia are described. Tillyardembia zalazna sp. nov. (Upper Permian, Vyatkian; Zalazna locality, Russia) and Udembia udmurtica gen. et sp. nov. (Middle Permian, Urzhumian; Kostovaty locality, Russia) are assigned to the family Tillyardembiidae. Micropermula ceceya sp. nov. (Upper Permian, Severodvinian; Bor Tologoi locality, Mongolia), Sibestia nana gen et sp. nov. (Middle Permian, Kazanian; Kaltan locality, Russia), Votyak pictus gen. et sp. nov. (Kostovaty locality), Vokhmia pyriformis gen. et sp. nov., V. laxa gen. et sp. nov. (Upper Permian, Vyatkian; Nedubrovo locality, Russia), and Aiban kichineis gen. et sp. nov. (Middle Triassic, Ladinian; Madygen locality, Kyrgyzstan) belong to the family Sylvabestiidae. Issatermes parvus gen. et sp. nov. (Issatermitidae fam. nov.) is described from the Upper Permian Isady locality (Severodvinian of Russia).


Insecta Perlidea Cnemidolestida new taxa Middle and Upper Permian Middle Triassic Eurasia 



I am grateful to A.P. Rasnitsyn (PIN) and S.Yu. Storozhenko (Federal Scientific Center of Biodiversity, Far East Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences) for valuable remarks on the manuscript. The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (project no. 18-04-00322) and Program 15 of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences “Problems of the Origin of Life and Development of the Biosphere.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Borissiak Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Cherepovets State UniversityCherepovetsRussia

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