†family Mesoraphidiidae Martynov 1925 (snakefly)

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Mesoraphidiidae

Alternative spelling: Mesoraphiididae

Synonyms: Huaxiaraphidiidae Hong 1992, Jilinoraphidiidae Hong and Chang 1989, Sinoraphidiidae Hong 1982

Full reference: A. V. Martynov. 1925. To the knowledge of fossil insects from Jurassic beds in Turkestan. 1. Raphidioptera. Izvestiya Rossiyskoy Akademii Nauk 19(6-8):233-246

Parent taxon: Raphidiformia according to G. Bechly and K. Wolf-Schwenninger 2011

See also Carpenter 1992, Engel 2002, Hong 1992, Hong and Chang 1989, Jepson et al. 2011, Martynov 1925, Perrichot and Engel 2007, Ponomarenko 1988, Whalley 1985 and Whalley 1988

Sister taxon: Euraphidioptera

Subtaxa: Alloraphidiinae Mesoraphidiinae Nanoraphidiini

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Type: Mesoraphidia

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador collections), China (9), France (2), Kazakhstan (1), Lebanon (1), Mongolia (2), Myanmar (3), the Russian Federation (7), South Korea (1), Spain (6), the United Kingdom (7), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Jurassic of China (3), Kazakhstan (3), Mongolia (1)

Total: 49 collections including 103 occurrences

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