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Prohirmoneura jurassica Handlirsch 1906 (tangle-veined fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Nemestrinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 264118

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 Prohirmoneura according to J. Ansorge and M. B. Mostovski 2000

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: JME SOS 1801, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Blumenberg quarry, Eichstätt, which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 22.0 x 5.2, wing length 13.0