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Odontomyia brodiei Cockerell 1915 (soldier fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Stratiomyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 318704

Alternative combination: Stratiomys brodiei

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

Belongs to Odontomyia according to D. B. Nicholson 2019

Sister taxon: Odontomyia hydroleon

Type specimen: USNM 61443, an exoskeleton. 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.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing length 8.00