Cretoraphidiopsis Engel 2002 (snakefly)

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Baissopteridae

Synonym: Cretoraphidia Willmann 1994 [replaced name]

Full reference: M. S. Engel. 2002. The smallest snakefly (Raphidioptera: Mesoraphidiidae): a new species in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar, with a catalog of fossil snakeflies. American Museum Novitates 3363:1-22

Parent taxon: Baissopteridae according to M. S. Engel 2002

Sister taxa: Arariperaphidia rochai, Ascalapharia, Austroraphidia, Baissoptera, Cretoraphidia, Dictyoraphidia, Lugala, Microbaissoptera

Subtaxa: Cretoraphidiopsis bontsaganensis

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Type: Cretinocellia bontsaganensis


Distribution: found only at Bon Tsagaan (PIN collection 3559) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

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