PaleoDB taxon number: 230385
Full reference: N. S. Kalugina. 1991. New Mesozoic Simuliidae and Leptoconopidae and the origin of bloodsucking in the lower dipteran insects. Paleontological Journal 25(1):66-77
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: PIN 1989/3131, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baissa (PIN collection 1989, layer 22), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large siltstone/marl in the Zaza Formation of the Russian Federation.
Average measurements (in mm): body length 3.40, wing 1.70 x 1.50