Eoptychoptera elevata 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 eximia, Eoptychoptera jurassica, Eoptychoptera longifurcata, Eoptychoptera magna, Eoptychoptera maxima, Eoptychoptera modica, Eoptychoptera paramaculata, Eoptychoptera shurabica, Eoptychoptera simplex, Eoptychoptera spectra, Eoptychoptera tempestilla, Eoptychoptera vitrea

Type specimen: PIN 923/1065, a wing. Its type locality is Kempendyay River (PIN collection 923), which is in a Tithonian pond siltstone/sandstone in the Khaya Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Kempendyay River (PIN collection 923)

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