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Archaeochrysa profracta Makarkin and Archibald 2013 (green lacewing)

Insecta - Neuroptera - Chrysopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 255675

Full reference: V. N. Makarkin and S. B. Archibald. 2013. A diverse new assemblage of green lacewings (Insecta, Neuroptera, Chrysopidae) from the early Eocene Okanagan Highlands, western North America. Journal of Paleontology 87:123-146

Belongs to Archaeochrysa according to V. N. Makarkin and S. B. Archibald 2013

Sister taxa: Archaeochrysa creedei, Archaeochrysa fracta, Archaeochrysa paranervis, Archaeochrysa sanikwa

Type specimen: UCCIPR L-18 F-1527, a wing (forewing and hindwing overlapping). Its type locality is McAbee (University College of the Cariboo TRU coll), which is in a Ypresian lacustrine - large mudstone in Canada.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 12.5 x 4.6, hindwing 11.5 x 4.0