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Neorthophlebia debilis Handlirsch 1906 (hangingfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Bittacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 246532

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

Belongs to Neorthophlebia according to R. Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Neorthophlebia acutipennis, Neorthophlebia maculipennis, Neorthophlebia medialis, Neorthophlebia megapolitana, Neorthophlebia nana, Neorthophlebia pallida, Neorthophlebia robusta, Neorthophlebia simillima, Neorthophlebia stigmatica, Neorthophlebia unica, Neorthophlebia yunnanensis

Type specimen: Rostock Museum "Orthophlebia furcata", 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 length 9.00