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Avenaphora Grimaldi and Cumming 1999 (long-legged fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Dolichopodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 213791

Full reference: D. A. Grimaldi and J. M. Cumming. 1999. Brachyceran Diptera in Cretaceous ambers and Mesozoic diversification of the Eremoneura. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 239:1-121

Parent taxon: Dolichopodidae according to A. Nel et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Achalcinae, Anepsiomyia, Argyra debellata, Argyra debilis, Argyra deceptoria, Condylostylus, Diaphorinae, Dolichopodinae, Eodolichopoditinae, Hydrophorinae, Medeterinae, Medeterus, Microphorinae, Neurigoninae, Palaeoargyra, Parathalassinae, Peloropeodinae, Prochrysotus, Prosystenus, Retinitus, Rhaphiinae, Sciapodinae, Sympycninae, Sympycnites, Xanthochlorinae

Subtaxa: Avenaphora gallica, Avenaphora hispida

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Type: Avenaphora hispida

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