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Archisargus maximus Mostovski 1997 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Archisargidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 238763

Full reference: M. B. Mostovski. 1997. On knowledge of fossil flies of the superfamily Archisargoidea (Diptera, Brachycera). Paleontological Journal 31(1):72-78

Belongs to Archisargus according to D. A. Grimaldi and P. Barden 2016

Sister taxa: Archisargus pulcher, Archisargus spurivenius, Archisargus strigatus

Type specimen: PIN 2904/1613, a wing (parts of head and thorax present). Its type locality is Karatau-Mikhailovka (PIN collection 2904), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing 20.0 x 5.2