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Curtonotum electrodominicum Grimaldi and Kirk-Spriggs 2012 (Quasimodo fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Curtonotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 255306

Full reference: D. A. Grimaldi and A. H. Kirk-Spriggs. 2012. Fossil Curtonotidae (Diptera: Schizophora: Ephydroidea). American Museum Novitates 3760:1-16

Belongs to Curtonotum according to D. A. Grimaldi and A. H. Kirk-Spriggs 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH DR14-512, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 7.00, wing length 4.70