Eoptychoptera Handlirsch 1906 (phantom crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Synonyms: Acritorhyphus Bode 1953, Metaxybittacus Bode 1953, Palaeolimnobia Bode 1953, Prodocidia Whalley 1985, Proptychoptera Handlirsch 1906

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

Parent taxon: Eoptychopterinae according to K. Kopeć et al. 2018

See also Ansorge 1996, Bode 1953, Carpenter 1992, Evenhuis 1994, Handlirsch 1906, Kalugina 1985, Kalugina 1988, Krzemiński et al. 2015, Lukashevich 2000, Lukashevich 2000, Lukashevich et al. 1998, Lukashevich and Arillo 2016, Lukashevich et al. 2001, Ren and Krzemiński 2002, Whalley 1985 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Architendipes, Doptychoptera, Eolimnobia, Eolimnobia geinitzi, Leptychoptera, Nedoptychoptera, Neuseptychoptera, Eoptychopterina

Subtaxa: Eoptychoptera aequidistans Eoptychoptera altaica Eoptychoptera ansorgei Eoptychoptera asiatica Eoptychoptera aucta Eoptychoptera braziliana Eoptychoptera britannica Eoptychoptera cantabrica Eoptychoptera cretacea Eoptychoptera elevata Eoptychoptera eximia Eoptychoptera jurassica Eoptychoptera longifurcata Eoptychoptera magna Eoptychoptera maxima Eoptychoptera modica Eoptychoptera paramaculata Eoptychoptera shurabica Eoptychoptera simplex Eoptychoptera spectra Eoptychoptera tempestilla Eoptychoptera vitrea

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Type: Eoptychoptera simplex



• Cretaceous of Brazil (1 collection), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (2)

• Jurassic of China (1), Germany (7), Kazakhstan (5), Kyrgyzstan (3), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 28 collections including 41 occurrences

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