Karataunia

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Karataunia
Temporal range: Upper Jurassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Genus: Karataunia
Kozlov, 1989
Type species
Karataunia lapidaria
Kozlov, 1989

Karataunia is an extinct genus of butterfly from the Upper Jurassic of Karatau, Kazakhstan.[1] It contains only one species, Karataunia lapidaria. Its family and superfamily placement is uncertain.[2]

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  1. ^ Niels P. Kristensen & Andrzej W. Skalski (1998). Handbuch der Zoologie: eine Naturgeschichte der Stämme des Tierreiches. 1. Walter de Gruyter, Inc. p. 16. 
  2. ^ Butterflies and Moths of the World. "Karataunia Kozlov, 1989 . Paleontologicheskii Zh. 1989 (4) : 42". The Natural History Museum. Retrieved November 13, 2011.