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Cretoxyla azari Grimaldi and Cumming 2011 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Xylomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 213652

Full reference: D. A. Grimaldi and J. M. Cumming. 2011. Taxonomic names, in Brachyceran Diptera (Insecta) in Cretaceous ambers, Part IV, significant new Orthorrhaphous Taxa. ZooKeys 148:293-332

Belongs to Cretoxyla according to D. A. Grimaldi and J. M. Cumming 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN Azar 391, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Mdeyrij-Hammana, Casa Baabda (Azar coll), which is in a Barremian terrestrial amber in Lebanon.

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