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Limnophilus antiquus Piton 1935 (caddisfly)

Insecta - Trichoptera - Limnephilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 270568

Full reference: L. Piton. 1935. Pseudo-névroptères et Névroptères des Cinérites tertiaires d'Auvergne. Annales de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 78:171-176

Belongs to Limnophilus according to L. Piton 1939

Sister taxon: Limnophilus soporatus

Type specimen: Col. Piton 1001, a wing. Its type locality is Lake Chambon (Piton coll), which is in a Piacenzian crater lake diatomite/volcaniclastic in France.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 8.50