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Protoplecia liasina Geinitz 1884 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Protopleciidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 228326

Alternative combination: Macropeza liasina

Full reference: F. E. Geinitz. 1884. Ueber die Fauna des Dobbertiner Lias. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 36:566-583

Belongs to Protoplecia according to J. Ansorge 1996

Sister taxa: Protoplecia hattorfensis, Protoplecia klafacki, Protoplecia magna

Type specimen: GPI EMAU 119/12, a wing. Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing 3.35 x 1.30