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Praemacrochile stackelbergi Kalugina 1985 (primitive crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Tanyderidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 140841

Full reference: N. S. Kalugina. 1985. Infraorders Psychodomorpha, Tipulomorpha and Culicomorpha. Dvukrylye nasekomye Yury Sibiri 33-113

Belongs to Praemacrochile according to K. Skibinska 2016

Sister taxa: Praemacrochile ansorgei, Praemacrochile chinensis, Praemacrochile decipiens, Praemacrochile dobbertinensis, Praemacrochile dryasis, Praemacrochile kaluginae, Praemacrochile ovalum

Type specimen: PIN 3000/1888, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Novospasskoye village (PIN collection 3000), which is in an Oxfordian lacustrine - small siliciclastic in the Ichetuy Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): body length 12.0, wing length 10.0