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Baissoptera elongata Ponomarenko 1993 (snakefly)

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Baissopteridae

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1993. Nizhnemelovye verblyudki Zabaykal'ya. Mezozoyskie Nasekomye i Ostrakody Azii 60-80

Belongs to Baissoptera according to M. S. Engel 2002

Sister taxa: Baissoptera brasiliensis, Baissoptera cellulosa, Baissoptera cretaceoelectra, Baissoptera euneura, Baissoptera grandis, Baissoptera liaoningensis, Baissoptera lisae, Baissoptera martinsoni, Baissoptera minima, Baissoptera pulchra, Baissoptera sibirica

Type specimen: PIN 4210/2221, a forewing. Its type locality is Baissa (PIN collection 4210, unknown layer), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large siltstone/marl in the Zaza Formation of the Russian Federation.


Average measurements (in mm): forewing 13.5 x 3.5