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Family Tanyderidae Osten-Sacken 1879 (primitive crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 138148

Parent taxon: Ptychopteromorpha according to D. K. Yeates et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Ansorgiidae, Eoptychopteroidea, Ptychopteridae, Tanyderophrynidae

Subtaxa: Nannotanyderinae, Protoplasa, Tanyderinae, Tanyderites

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer