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Baissoptera lisae Jepson et al. 2011 (snakefly)

Insecta - Pterygota - Baissopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 181113

Full reference: J. Jepson, J. Ansorge, and E. A. Jarzembowski. 2011. New snakeflies (Insecta: Raphidioptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of the UK, Spain and Brazil. Palaeontology 54(2):385-395

Belongs to Baissoptera according to J. Jepson et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Baissoptera bicolor, Baissoptera brasiliensis, Baissoptera cellulosa, Baissoptera cretaceoelectra, Baissoptera elongata, Baissoptera grandis, Baissoptera liaoningensis, Baissoptera martinsoni, Baissoptera pulchra, Baissoptera sibirica, Baissoptera sinica

Type specimen: CAMSM X.50155.2, an exoskeleton (female). Its type locality is Crato (Wunderlich collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large lime mudstone in the Crato Formation of Brazil.


Average measurements (in mm): body 12.0 x 1.5, forewing 12.4 x 3.7