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Sinaxymyia rara Zhang 2010 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Axymyiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 272014

Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 2010. Two new genera and one new species of Jurassic Axymyiidae (Diptera: Nematocera), with revision and redescription of the extinct taxa. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103:455-464

Belongs to Sinaxymyia according to J. F. Zhang 2010

Sister taxon: Sinaxymyia szadziewskii

Type specimen: NIGP DHG200051, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (NIGP collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 4.80 x 1.20, wing 4.10 x 1.50