Ptychoptera Meigen 1803 (phantom crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Invalid subtaxa: Liriope Meigen 1800 [replaced name], Ptychopterula Handlirsch 1909

Full reference: J. W. Meigen. 1803. Versuch einer neuen Gattungseintheilung der europäischen zweiflügeligen Insekten. Magazin für Insektenkunde 2:259-281

Parent taxon: Ptychopterinae according to S. Podenas 2007

See also Evenhuis 1994, Krzemiński and Prokop 2011 and Meigen 1800

Sister taxa: Brodilka, Sinoptychopterites

Subtaxa: Ptychoptera (Ptychoptera) Ptychoptera deleta Ptychoptera mesozoica Ptychoptera miocenica

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Czech Republic (1 collection)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (2), United States (1: Colorado)

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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