Bittacus Latreille 1802 (hangingfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Bittacidae

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes, Tome Troisième 1-467

Parent taxon: Bittacidae according to S. Li et al. 2018

See also Carpenter 1992, Jarzembowski 1980, Latreille 1802, Novokshonov 1993 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Antiquanabittacus, Archebittacus, Baissobittacus, Bittacinae, Burmobittacus, Composibittacus, Cretobittacus, Decoribittacus, Exilibittacus, Formosibittacus, Hylobittacus, Jurahylobittacus, Karattacus, Liaobittacus, Megabittacus, Mongolobittacus, Neorthophlebiinae, Orthobittacus, Palaeobittacus, Plesiobittacinae, Preanabittacus, Probittacus, Prohylobittacus, Scharabittacus, Sibirobittacus, Thyridates, Tytthobittacus

Subtaxa: Bittacus biamensis Bittacus egestionis Bittacus lepiduscretaceus Bittacus succinus Bittacus veternus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (2 collections), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Utah)

• Cretaceous of Myanmar (1)

Total: 5 collections including 7 occurrences

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