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Archaeochrysa sanikwa Archibald and Makarkin 2015 (green lacewing)

Insecta - Neuroptera - Chrysopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 323868

Full reference: S. B. Archibald and V. N. Makarkin. 2015. A new species of Archaeochrysa Adams (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) from the early Eocene of Driftwood Canyon, British Columbia, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 147:359-369

Belongs to Archaeochrysa according to S. B. Archibald and V. N. Makarkin 2015

Sister taxa: Archaeochrysa creedei, Archaeochrysa fracta, Archaeochrysa paranervis, Archaeochrysa profracta

Type specimen: RBCM.EH2014.033.0001.001, a forewing. Its type locality is Driftwood Canyon (RBCM collection), which is in a Ypresian lacustrine shale in Canada.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 10.5 x 3.9