PaleoDB taxon number: 176377
Full reference: G. Poinar. 2010. Cascoplecia insolitis (Diptera: Cascopleciidae), a new family, genus, and species of flower-visiting, unicorn fly (Bibionomorpha) in Early Cretaceous Burmese amber. Cretaceous Research 31:71-76
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: OSU B-D-68, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (Poinar collection), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.
Average measurements (in mm): body length 3.40, forewing length 3.20