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Palaeohesperinus guidongensis Lin 1986 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Protopleciidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 291340

Full reference: Q. B. Lin. 1986. Early Mesozoic fossil insects from South China. Palaeontologia Sinica, Series B 170:1-112

Belongs to Protopleciidae according to V. A. Blagoderov 1996

Sister taxa: Dyspolyneura, Epimesoplecia, Hebeiplecia, Huaxiapleciinae, Mesoplecia, Mesopleciella, Palaeoplecia, Paraoligus, Pleciopsis, Protoligoneura, Protoplecia, Pseudoplecia, Sinoplecia, Sunoplecia, Pleciodictya

Type specimen: NIGP 70080, a wing. Its type locality is KHG 201, Xiwan coal mine, Hezhou City, which is in a Bajocian terrestrial mudstone in the Shiti Formation of China.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing 3.00 x 1.20