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Tipula sepulchri Scudder 1890 (crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Tipulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 209059

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. The Tertiary Insects of North America. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories XIII:1-734

Belongs to Tipula according to S. H. Scudder 1894

Sister taxa: Adetus, Tipula (Electrotipula), Tipula (Platytipula), Tipula (Tipula), Tipula (Trichotipula), Tipula acourti, Tipula aemula, Tipula americana, Tipula angustata, Tipula antiqua, Tipula bilineata, Tipula binoculata, Tipula bouati, Tipula brevirostris, Tipula callarche, Tipula carolae, Tipula carolinae, Tipula carpenteri, Tipula clauda, Tipula consumpta, Tipula corollata, Tipula cossmanni, Tipula crassipes, Tipula curvicornis, Tipula digitifera, Tipula eocenica, Tipula eucera, Tipula evanitura, Tipula expectans, Tipula falco, Tipula florissanta, Tipula fmartinbrowni, Tipula fongicola, Tipula furensis, Tipula gardneri, Tipula goliath, Tipula graciosa, Tipula grandis, Tipula grandissima, Tipula handlirschiana, Tipula heeriana, Tipula heilprini, Tipula hepialina, Tipula hooleyi, Tipula indura, Tipula infernalis, Tipula inflexa, Tipula insolita, Tipula internecata, Tipula lapillescens, Tipula latahensis, Tipula lethaea, Tipula limfjordensis, Tipula limi, Tipula limiformis, Tipula longicornis, Tipula longipalpis, Tipula maclurei, Tipula maculipennis, Tipula magnifica, Tipula maior, Tipula major, Tipula marioni, Tipula maxima, Tipula media, Tipula miegi, Tipula minima, Tipula needhami, Tipula nevadensis, Tipula obtecta, Tipula oleracea, Tipula pachyvena, Tipula paleopannonia, Tipula paludis, Tipula peusi, Tipula phoracantha, Tipula picta, Tipula popovi, Tipula presliana, Tipula protogaea, Tipula reliquiae, Tipula revivificata, Tipula rigens, Tipula rubiensis, Tipula scudderiana, Tipula sectorialis, Tipula spinistyla, Tipula spoliata, Tipula submedia, Tipula subterjacens, Tipula tartari, Tipula tubifera, Tipula tulameena, Tipula varia, Tipula wilmatteae, Tipula zignoi, Tipulidea distincta

Type specimen: Packard 9, an exoskeleton (complete wing and parts of body). Its type locality is Green River (Packard Collection), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite/shale in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing 15.0 x 3.8