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Priscaenigma obtusa Whalley 1985 (snakefly)

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Priscaenigmatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 196017

Full reference: P. E. S. Whalley. 1985. The systematics and palaeogeography of the Lower Jurassic insects of Dorset, England. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 39(3):107-189

Belongs to Priscaenigma according to M. S. Engel 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH In 53898, a forewing. Its type locality is Flatstones, Black Ven, Charmouth (Jackson collection), which is in an Obtusum marine mudstone in the Charmouth Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.


Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 12.6