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Archinemestrius mimas Mostovski 1998 (tangle-veined fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Nemestrinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 195968

Full reference: M. B. Mostovski. 1998. A Revision of the Nemestrinid Flies (Diptera, Nemestrinidae) Described by Rohdendorf, and a Description of New Taxa of the Nemestrinidae from the Upper Jurassic of Kazakhstan. Paleontological Journal 32(4):369-375

Belongs to Archinemestrius according to M. B. Mostovski 1998

Sister taxa: Archinemestrius karatavicus, Archinemestrius litigiosus

Type specimen: PIN 2997/3496, an exoskeleton (moderately preserved female). Its type locality is Karatau-Mikhailovka (PIN collection 2997), 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 16.0, head width 3.80, wing 10.0 x 2.7