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Copromorpha fossilis Jarzembowski 1980 (moth)

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Copromorphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 217685

Full reference: E. A. Jarzembowski. 1980. Fossil Insects from the Bembridge Marls, Palaeogene of the Isle of Wight, Southern England. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 33(4):237-293

Belongs to Copromorpha according to E. A. Jarzembowski 1980

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NHML In.25766, an exoskeleton (decapitated body and remains of right wing pair). Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Hooley coll), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.


Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 8.80