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Archinemestrius litigiosus Mostovski 1998 (tangle-veined fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Nemestrinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 195969

PIN 2784/79

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 mimas

Type specimen: PIN 2784/79, an exoskeleton (Well Preserved female). Its type locality is Karatau-Mikhailovka (PIN collection 2784), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 13.5 x 3.1, wing 7.69 x 2.03