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Archisargus spurivenius Zhang et al. 2007 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Archisargidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 282493

Alternative combination: Archisargus spuriventris

Full reference: K. Y. Zhang, D. Yang, D. Ren and C. K. Shih. 2007. The earliest species of the extinct genus Archisargus from China (Diptera: Brachycera: Archisargidae). Annales Zoologici 57:827-832

Belongs to Archisargus according to D. A. Grimaldi and P. Barden 2016

Sister taxa: Archisargus maximus, Archisargus pulcher, Archisargus strigatus

Type specimen: CNU-DB-NN2007002, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 2007 collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 17.5, wing 16.5 x 3.8