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Limnephilus eocenicus Cockerell 1921 (caddisfly)

Insecta - Trichoptera - Limnephilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 195534

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1921. Eocene Insects from the Rocky Mountains. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 57:233-260

Belongs to Limnephilus according to T. D. A. Cockerell 1921

Sister taxa: Limnephilus antiquastepposus, Limnephilus kaspievi, Limnephilus kudiensis, Limnephilus metakaspievi, Limnephilus parakaspievi, Limnephilus recultus, Limnephilus valliculacerasinus

Type specimen: USNM 66552, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Roan Mountain (Scudder Coll), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large shale in the Green River Formation of Colorado.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 10.0 x 3.0