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Mesokristensenia latipenna Huang et al. 2010 (moth)

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Mesokristenseniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233340

Full reference: D. Y. Huang, A. Nel, and J. Minet. 2010. A new family of moths from the Middle Jurassic (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Acta Geologica Sinica 84:874-885

Belongs to Mesokristensenia according to D. Y. Huang et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Mesokristensenia angustipenna, Mesokristensenia sinica, Mesokristensenia trichophora

Type specimen: NIGP 150460, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (NIGP collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 4.70 x 1.80, hindwing 4.50 x 1.65