Eoptychoptera shurabica Lukashevich 2000 (phantom crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Full reference: E. D. Lukashevich. 2000. Five new species of Eoptychopteridae (Diptera) from the Mesozoic of Asia. Acta Geologica Hispanica 35(1-2):25-30

Belongs to Eoptychoptera according to E. D. Lukashevich and A. Arillo 2016

See also Lukashevich 2000

Sister taxa: 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 simplex, Eoptychoptera spectra, Eoptychoptera tempestilla, Eoptychoptera vitrea

Type specimen: PIN 2389/684, a wing. Its type locality is Sai-Sagul, 15 km SE of Shurab (PIN collection 2389), which is in a Pliensbachian lacustrine - small siliciclastic in the Sagul Formation of Kyrgyzstan.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Sai-Sagul, 15 km SE of Shurab (PIN collection 2389)

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