Archebittacus exilis Riek 1955 (hangingfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Bittacidae

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1955. Fossil insects from the Triassic beds at Mt. Crosby, Queensland. Australian Journal of Zoology 3(4):654-691

Belongs to Archebittacus according to K. J. Lambkin 2017

See also Riek 1955 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: University of Queensland Department of Geology C2139, C2140, a forewing (perfect right forewing). Its type locality is Mount Crosby Insect Bed, which is in a Norian pond shale in Australia.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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