Table 1 Measurements of Mesozoic forewing scales.

FL, forewing length; CSL, cover scale length; CSW, cover scale width; GSL, ground scale length; GSW, ground scale width.

SpecimenTaxonomyFL (mm)CSL (μm)CSW (μm)GSL (μm)GSW (μm)Age and locality
Kinitocelis brevicostataTarachoptera4.530−5015−20NoneNoneMid-Cretaceous Burmese amber
A. maneArchaeolepidae5.5100−11036−4276−8226−33Early Jurassic; United Kingdom
LGA968? Eolepidopterigidae4.7200−23070−80140−16060−70Early Jurassic; Germany
LGA2150? Eolepidopterigidae4.7200−23070−80140−16060−70Early Jurassic; Germany
LGA1500? Eolepidopterigidae4.9200−23065–80UnknownUnknownEarly Jurassic; Germany
Mesokristensenia sinicaMesokristenseniidae6.195−11035–43UnknownUnknownMiddle Jurassic; China
PIN2239/607? Eolepidopterigidae5.2100−11048–5366−7235−43Late Jurassic; Kazakhstan