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Epimesoplecia shcherbakovi Zhang 2007 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Protopleciidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 215849

Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 2007. New Mesozoic Protopleciidae (Insecta: Diptera: Nematocera) from China. Cretaceous Research 28:289-296

Belongs to Epimesoplecia according to J. F. Zhang 2007

Sister taxa: Epimesoplecia ambloneura, Epimesoplecia elenae, Epimesoplecia macrostrena, Epimesoplecia plethora, Epimesoplecia prosoneura, Epimesoplecia stana

Type specimen: DHG200384, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (NIGP collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 8.10, wing 9.70 x 3.60