PaleoDB taxon number: 197750
Full reference: W. Krzemiński and D. Ren. 2001. Praemacrochile chinensis sp. n. from the Middle Jurassic of China (Diptera: Tanyderidae). Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 70:127-129
Type specimen: BCD 2008, an exoskeleton (well preserved only missing tip of abdomen & portions of left wing). Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.
Ecology: epifaunal grazer
Average measurements (in mm): wing length 12.2