PaleoDB taxon number: 215850
Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 2007. New Mesozoic Protopleciidae (Insecta: Diptera: Nematocera) from China. Cretaceous Research 28:289-296
Type specimen: DHG200385, 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 14.3, wing 10.0 x 4.1