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Table 4 Summary of the species excluded with reasons for exclusion

From: New data from the Middle Jurassic of China shed light on the phylogeny and origin of the proboscis in the Mesopsychidae (Insecta: Mecoptera)

Excluded species Reasons for exclusion
Baissopsyche pura Forewing venation not complete, key characters missing
Mesopsyche ordinata Forewing width/length ratio at 0.48 much higher than that of all others (with typical ratio between 0.30 and 0.35 and two outliers at 0.27 and 0.38)
Mesopsyche justa Base of forewing missing for holotype; inconsistent venation among holotype and paratypes.
Mesopsyche gentica Base of forewing missing
Mesopsyche tortiva Incomplete forewing and base of hind wing missing
Mesopsyche incompleta Incomplete fore- and hind wings
Mesopsyche javorskii Hind wing only
Mesopsyche tongchuanensis Incomplete forewing only
Mesopanorpodes wianamattensis Anal area of forewing missing
Permopsyche robustus Incomplete forewing only
Mesoses optata Incomplete forewing only
Mesoses magna Incomplete forewing only
Mesoses gayndah Incomplete forewing only
Ptychopteropsis mirabilis Incomplete forewing only
Turanopsyche venosa Incomplete hind wing only
Ferghanopsyche rotundata Incomplete forewing only