Architipula conformis Hao and Ren 2009 (crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Limoniidae

Full reference: J. Y. Hao and D. Ren. 2009. Two new fossil species of Limoniidae (Diptera: Nematocera) from the Middle Jurassic of Northeastern, China. Entomological News 120(2):171-178

Belongs to Architipula according to J. Y. Hao and D. Ren 2009

Sister taxa: Architipula (Architipula), Architipula acuta, Architipula aequabilis, Architipula analiramosa, Architipula anglicana, Architipula arculifera, Architipula areolata, Architipula asiatica, Architipula basiminuta, Architipula bodei, Architipula bodeisimilis, Architipula brunsvicensis, Architipula chinensis, Architipula clara, Architipula conspicua, Architipula crassa, Architipula debilis, Architipula dubia, Architipula elegans, Architipula formosa, Architipula fragmentosa, Architipula geinitzi, Architipula insolita, Architipula intermedia, Architipula lapidaria, Architipula latealata, Architipula latipennis, Architipula maior, Architipula minuta, Architipula nana, Architipula obliqua, Architipula orientalis, Architipula parva, Architipula protipuloides, Architipula ptychopteraeformis, Architipula pulla, Architipula pusilla, Architipula radiata, Architipula robusta, Architipula seebachi, Architipula simplex, Architipula stigmatica, Architipula symmetrica, Architipula trichoclada, Architipula turanica, Architipula veris, Architipula youngi

Type specimen: CNU-D-NN2007002, an exoskeleton (Complete Body & Wings). Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 2007 collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Daohugou (CNU 2007 collection)

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