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Lasiosmylus longus Zheng et al. 2016 (moth lacewing)

Insecta - Neuroptera - Ithonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 348044

Full reference: B. Y. Zheng, D. Ren, and Y. J. Wang. 2016. A new species of Lasiosmylus from the Early Cretaceous, China clarifies its genus-group placement in Ithonidae (Neuroptera). ZooKeys 636:41-50

Belongs to Lasiosmylus according to B. Y. Zheng et al. 2016

Sister taxon: Lasiosmylus newi

Type specimen: CNU-NEU-LB2015003, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Huangbanjigou, Chaomidian Village, CNU 2015 collection, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 16.3, forewing 22.7 x 7.9