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Qiyia jurassica Chen et al. 2014 (water snipe fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Athericidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 297757

Full reference: J. Chen, B. Wang, M. S. Engel, T. Wappler, E. A. Jarzembowski, H. C. Zhang, X. L. Wang, X. T. Zheng, and J. Rust. 2014. Extreme adaptations for aquatic ectoparasitism in a Jurassic fly larva. eLife 3:e02844

Belongs to Qiyia according to J. Chen et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: STMN65-1, a nymph (larva). Its type locality is Daohugou (STMN collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.