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Epimesoplecia stana Lin et al. 2015 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Protopleciidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 317941

Full reference: X. Q. Lin, C. K. Shih, and D. Ren. 2015. Revision of the genus Epimesoplecia Zhang, 2007 (Diptera, Nematocera, Protopleciidae) with five new species. ZooKeys 492:123-143

Belongs to Epimesoplecia according to X. Q. Lin et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Epimesoplecia ambloneura, Epimesoplecia elenae, Epimesoplecia macrostrena, Epimesoplecia plethora, Epimesoplecia prosoneura, Epimesoplecia shcherbakovi

Type specimen: CNU-DIP-NN2013201, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 2013 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 10.2 x 2.2, wing 11.2 x 3.4