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Baissoptera cretaceoelectra Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2012 (snakefly)

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Baissopteridae

Full reference: R. Pérez-de la Fuente, E. Peñalver, X. Delclòs and M. S. Engel. 2012. Snakefly diversity in Early Cretaceous amber from Spain (Neuropterida, Raphidioptera). ZooKeys 204:1-40

Belongs to Baissoptera according to R. Pérez-de la Fuente et al. 2012

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

Type specimen: MCNA 12068.4, a wing (fore and hindwing distal fragments). Its type locality is Peñacerrada outcrop I, which is in an Albian terrestrial amber in the Escucha Formation of Spain.

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