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Electrophorella grimaldii Cumming and Brooks 2002 (long-legged fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Dolichopodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 297154

Full reference: J. M. Cumming and S. E. Brooks. 2002. Electrophorella, a new genus of parathalassiine flies from Baltic amber, with a cladistic analysis of the Microphorinae + Dolichopodidae lineage (Diptera: Empidoidea). Studia Dipterologica 9:41-54

Belongs to Electrophorella according to J. M. Cumming and S. E. Brooks 2002

Sister taxon: Electrophorella baltica

Type specimen: AMNH B-JH52, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic amber (AMNH collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 1.42, wing length 1.50