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Opetiala Coram et al. 2000 (flat-footed fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Opetiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 230361

Full reference: R. Coram, E. A. Jarzembowski, and M. B. Mostovski. 2000. Two rare eremoneuran flies (Diptera: Empididae and Opetiidae) from the Purbeck Limestone Group. Paleontological Journal 34(Suppl 3):S370-S373

Parent taxon: Platypezoidea according to D. S. Amorim et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Ironomyiidae, Lithopetia, Opetiidae, Phoridae, Platypezidae

Subtaxa: Opetiala shatalkini

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