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Juracimbrophlebia ginkgofolia Wang et al. 2012 (hangingfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Cimbrophlebiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 251304

Full reference: Y. J. Wang, C. C. Labandeira, C. K. Shih and D. Ren. 2012. Juracimbrophlebia ginkgofolia taxonomy, in Jurassic mimicry between a hangingfly and a ginkgo from China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109:20515-20516

Belongs to Juracimbrophlebia according to X. Zhang et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CNU-MEC-NN-2010-050, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 2010 collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): body 38.5 x 3.7, forewing 32.4 x 8.9, hindwing 33.8 x 8.6