Eoptychoptera britannica Lukashevich et al. 2001 (phantom crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Full reference: E. D. Lukashevich, R. A. Coram, and E. A. Jarzembowski. 2001. New true flies (Insecta: Diptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of southern England. Cretaceous Research 22:451-460

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

See also Lukashevich et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Eoptychoptera aequidistans, Eoptychoptera altaica, Eoptychoptera ansorgei, Eoptychoptera asiatica, Eoptychoptera aucta, Eoptychoptera braziliana, Eoptychoptera cantabrica, Eoptychoptera cretacea, Eoptychoptera elevata, 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: MNEMG 2000.48, a wing. Its type locality is Clockhouse Brickworks (MNEMG collection), which is in a Hauterivian lagoonal mudstone in the Weald Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Clockhouse Brickworks (MNEMG collection)

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