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Baissoptera grandis Ren 1995 (snakefly)

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Baissopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 188608

Full reference: D. Ren. 1995. Insecta. Faunae and stratigraphy of Jurassic-Cretaceous in Beijing and the adjacent areas 47-121

Belongs to Baissoptera according to M. S. Engel 2002

Sister taxa: Baissoptera brasiliensis, Baissoptera cellulosa, Baissoptera cretaceoelectra, Baissoptera elongata, Baissoptera euneura, Baissoptera liaoningensis, Baissoptera lisae, Baissoptera martinsoni, Baissoptera minima, Baissoptera pulchra, Baissoptera sibirica

Type specimen: LB93001/2, an exoskeleton (forewing with partial body). Its type locality is Jianshangou, Beipiao City (GMC Beijing coll), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): forewing 21.7 x 5.6