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Protorhyphus major Kovalev 1990 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Protorhyphidae

Full reference: V. G. Kovalev. 1990. Diptera, Muscida, in Pozdne-Mezozoyskie Nasekomye Vostochnogo Zabaykal'ya. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 239:123-177

Belongs to Protorhyphus according to J. Zhang 2007

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

Type specimen: PIN 3063/754, a wing. Its type locality is Daya locality Outcrop 66/3, which is in a Tithonian terrestrial horizon in the Glushkovo Formation of the Russian Federation.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing length 5.40