Mesotipula brachyptera Handlirsch 1920 (crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Limoniidae

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1920. Palaeontologie. Handbuch der Entomologie 3:117-208

Belongs to Mesotipula according to J. Q. Gao et al. 2015

See also Evenhuis 1994, Handlirsch 1920 and Handlirsch 1939

Sister taxa: Mesotipula (Mesotipula), Mesotipula (Metatipula), Mesotipula curvata, Mesotipula gloriosa, Mesotipula mirabilis, Mesotipula siggiae, Mesotipula slatteri, Mesotipula spasskia, Mesotipula vicina

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection)

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