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Lebanoraphidia nana Bechly and Wolf-Schwenninger 2011 (snakefly)

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Mesoraphidiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 227471

Full reference: G. Bechly and K. Wolf-Schwenninger. 2011. A new fossil genus and species of snakefly (Raphidioptera: Mesoraphidiidae) from Lower Cretaceous Lebanese amber, with a discussion of snakefly phylogeny and fossil history. Insect Systematics & Evolution 42:221-236

Belongs to Lebanoraphidia according to Y. N. Lu et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMNS LB-235-2, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Jezzine, Lebanese amber (SMNS collection), which is in a Barremian terrestrial amber in Lebanon.


Average measurements (in mm): forewing 3.85 x 1.28, hindwing 3.20 x 1.20