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Oiophassus nycterus Zhang 1989 (winged insect)

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Hepialidae

Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 1989. Fossil Insects From Shanwang, Shandong, China 1-459

Belongs to Oiophassus according to J. F. Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: s82702, a forewing. Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County, collection 4 (Shandong Provincial Museum), which is in a Miocene lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 25.8 x 11.8