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Aortomima shandongensis Zhang et al. 1986 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Pleciomimidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 295735

Full reference: J. F. Zhang, S. Zhang, D. Z. Liu and Y. N. Shangguan. 1986. Fossil insects (Diptera, Nematocera) of Laiyang basin in Shandong Province. Geology of Shandong 2:14-39

Belongs to Aortomima according to J. F. Zhang et al. 1986

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Shandong Provincial Museum L84109, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Nanligezhuang, Tuanwang Town, Laiyang City (Shandong Prov. Mus.), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale in the Laiyang Formation of China.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 3.37, wing 2.50 x 1.10