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Archinemestrius karatavicus Rohdendorf 1968 (tangle-veined fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Nemestrinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 195967

PIN 2066/2066 scale bar 1 mm

Full reference: B. B. Rohdendorf. 1968. Noviye Mezozoyskiye Nemestrinidy (Diptera, Nemestrinidae) [New Mesozoic Nemistrinids (Diptera, Nemestridae)]. Yurskoy Nasekomiye Karatau [Jurassic Insects of Karatau] 180-189

Belongs to Archinemestrius according to A. Nagatomi and D. Yang 1998

Sister taxa: Archinemestrius litigiosus, Archinemestrius mimas

Type specimen: PIN 2066/2066, an exoskeleton (incompletely preserved male). Its type locality is Karatau-Mikhailovka (PIN collection 2066), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 10.8, wing 7.50 x 2.43