PaleoDB taxon number: 222018
Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1915. British fossil insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 49:469-499
Sister taxon: Philoponites praefractus
Type specimen: USNM 61409, a forewing. Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Brodie 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 6.30