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Xanthochlorus tenellus Statz 1940 (long-legged fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Dolichopodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 224842

Full reference: G. Statz. 1940. Neue Dipteren (Brachycera et Cyclorhapha) aus dem Oberoligozšn von Rott. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 91:120-174

Belongs to Xanthochlorus according to N. L. Evenhuis 1994

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: LACMIP 3627, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Rott (Statz coll), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large shale in the Rott Formation of Germany.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 2.74, wing 2.15 x 0.83