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Protorhyphus simplex Geinitz 1887 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Protorhyphidae

Alternative combination: Phryganidium simplex

Full reference: F. E. Geinitz. 1887. Beitrag zur Geologie Mecklenburgs. Archiv des Vereins der Freunde der Naturgeschichte in Mecklenburg 41:143-216

Belongs to Protorhyphus according to J. Zhang 2007

Sister taxa: Protorhyphus arcuatus, Protorhyphus liaoningicus, Protorhyphus major, Protorhyphus neimonggolensis, Protorhyphus ovisimilis, Protorhyphus rohdendorfi, Protorhyphus sibiricus, Protorhyphus stigmaticus, Protorhyphus turanicus

Type specimen: GPI EMAU 120/7, a wing. Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection), which is in a Toarcian marine claystone in Germany.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing length 2.76