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Rhipidia extincta Unger 1841 (crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Limoniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 201812

Full reference: F. Unger. 1841. Fossile Insecten. Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum 19(2):415-428

Belongs to Rhipidia according to S. H. Scudder 1885

Sister taxa: Rhipidia (Rhipidia), Rhipidia picta, Rhipidia propinqua, Rhipidia zyza, Riphidia brodiei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia


Average measurements (in mm): wing 9.80 x 2.90