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Mesonemestrius caii Zhang et al. 2017 (tangle-veined fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Nemestrinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 351745

Full reference: Q. Q. Zhang, J. F. Zhang, and B. Wang. 2017. First record of the subfamily Archinemestriinae in the family Nemestrinidae (Diptera: Brachycera) from Upper Cretaceous Burmese amber. Cretaceous Research 75:141-145

Belongs to Mesonemestrius according to Q. Q. Zhang et al. 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NIGP 165265, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (NIGP coll), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 4.02, wing 4.42 x 1.37