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Baissoptera sibirica 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 elongata, Baissoptera euneura, Baissoptera grandis, Baissoptera liaoningensis, Baissoptera lisae, Baissoptera martinsoni, Baissoptera minima, Baissoptera pulchra

Type specimen: PIN 3064/2376, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baissa (PIN collection 3064), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large marl in the Zaza Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): forewing 17.4 x 5.5, hindwing 17.3 x 5.0