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Philolimnias sinica Hong 1979 (mayfly)

Insecta - Ephemeroptera - Ephemerellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 220709

Full reference: Y. C. Hong. 1979. On Eocene Philolimnias gen. nov. (Ephemeroptera, Insecta) in amber from Fushun coalfield, Liaoning province. Scientia Sinica 22:331-339

Belongs to Philolimnias according to Y. C. Hong 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IV10054, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Xilutian coal mine, Fushun amber (late 1970s collection), which is in a Ypresian terrestrial amber in China.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 11.6, forewing 11.0 x 4.0, hindwing 3.50 x 2.00