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Cascoplecia insolitis Poinar 2010 (march fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 176377

OSU B-D-68

Full reference: G. Poinar. 2010. Cascoplecia insolitis (Diptera: Cascopleciidae), a new family, genus, and species of flower-visiting, unicorn fly (Bibionomorpha) in Early Cretaceous Burmese amber. Cretaceous Research 31:71-76

Belongs to Cascoplecia according to G. Poinar 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: OSU B-D-68, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (Poinar collection), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 3.40, forewing length 3.20