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Atherimorpha festuca Jell and Duncan 1986 (snipe fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Rhagionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 277021

Full reference: P. A. Jell and P. M. Duncan. 1986. Invertebrates, mainly insects, from the freshwater, Lower Cretaceous, Koonwarra Fossil Bed (Korumburra Group), South Gippsland, Victoria. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 3:111-205

Belongs to Atherimorpha according to P. A. Jell and P. M. Duncan 1986

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NMVP102498, a wing. Its type locality is NMVPL425, Koonwarra, which is in an Aptian pond claystone/siltstone in Australia.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing 10.0 x 4.0