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Tipula limiformis Cockerell 1915 (crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Tipulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 222041

Synonym: Tipula hooleyi Cockerell and Haines 1921 (taxon 260339)

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1915. British fossil insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 49:469-499

Belongs to Tipula according to W. Krzemi?ski 2019

Sister taxa: Adetus, Tipula (Electrotipula), Tipula (Platytipula), Tipula (Tipula), Tipula (Trichotipula), Tipula acourti, Tipula aemula, Tipula americana, Tipula anglicana, Tipula angustata, Tipula antiqua, Tipula bilineata, Tipula binoculata, Tipula bouati, Tipula brevirostris, Tipula carolae, Tipula carolinae, Tipula carpenteri, Tipula clauda, Tipula consumpta, Tipula corollata, Tipula cossmanni, Tipula crassipes, Tipula curvicornis, Tipula digitifera, Tipula eocenica, Tipula eucera, Tipula evanitura, Tipula expectans, Tipula falco, Tipula florissanta, Tipula fmartinbrowni, Tipula fongicola, Tipula furensis, Tipula gardneri, Tipula goliath, Tipula graciosa, Tipula grandis, Tipula grandissima, Tipula handlirschiana, Tipula heeriana, Tipula heilprini, Tipula hepialina, Tipula indura, Tipula infernalis, Tipula inflexa, Tipula insolita, Tipula internecata, Tipula lapillescens, Tipula latahensis, Tipula lethaea, Tipula limfjordensis, Tipula limi, Tipula longicornis, Tipula longipalpis, Tipula maclurei, Tipula maculipennis, Tipula magnifica, Tipula maior, Tipula major, Tipula marioni, Tipula maxima, Tipula media, Tipula miegi, Tipula minima, Tipula needhami, Tipula nevadensis, Tipula obtecta, Tipula oleracea, Tipula pachyvena, Tipula paleopannonia, Tipula paludis, Tipula peusi, Tipula phoracantha, Tipula picta, Tipula popovi, Tipula presliana, Tipula protogaea, Tipula reliquiae, Tipula revivificata, Tipula rigens, Tipula rubiensis, Tipula scudderiana, Tipula sectorialis, Tipula sepulchri, Tipula spinistyla, Tipula spoliata, Tipula submedia, Tipula subterjacens, Tipula tartari, Tipula tubifera, Tipula tulameena, Tipula varia, Tipula wilmatteae, Tipula zignoi, Tipulidea distincta

Type specimens:

  • Tipula limiformis: USNM 61438, a wing. 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.
  • Tipula hooleyi: 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.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): wing 21.2 x 6.0