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Wesmaelius mathewesi Makarkin et al. 2003 (brown lacewing)

Insecta - Neuroptera - Hemerobiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 176548

Full reference: V. N. Makarkin, S. B. Archibald, and J. D. Oswald. 2003. New Early Eocene brown lacewings (Neuroptera: Hemerobiidae) from western North America. The Canadian Entomologist 135:637-653

Belongs to Wesmaelius according to V. N. Makarkin et al. 2003

Sister taxon: Wesmaelius makarkini

Type specimen: SFU Q-0092, a forewing. Its type locality is Quilchena, which is in a Ypresian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Coldwater Beds Formation of Canada.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 7.50 x 4.00