Ptiolinites heidiae Mostovski et al. 2000 (snipe fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Rhagionidae

Full reference: M. B. Mostovski, E. A. Jarzembowski, R. A. Coram and J. Ansorge. 2000. Curious snipe-flies (Diptera: Rhagionidae) from the Purbeck of Dorset, The Wealden of the Weald and the Lower Cretaceous of Spain and Transbaikalia. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 111:153-160

Belongs to Ptiolinites according to M. B. Mostovski et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Ptiolinites almuthae, Ptiolinites cretaceus, Ptiolinites oudatchinae, Ptiolinites raypearcei

Type specimen: MNEMG 1999.21, an exoskeleton (incomplete body with one wing). Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Bed DB175, Swanage (MNEMG collection), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal siliciclastic in the Durlston Formation of the United Kingdom.


Distribution: found only at Durlston Bay, Bed DB175, Swanage (MNEMG collection)

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