Mesobittacus Handlirsch 1939 (hangingfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Bittacidae

Synonyms: Auxobittacus Bode 1953, Microbittacus Novokshonov 1993

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1939. Neue Untersuchungen über die fossilen Insekten mit Ergänzungen und Nachträgen sowie Ausblicken auf phylogenetische, palaeogeographische und allgemein biologische Probleme. II Teil. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 49:1-240

Parent taxon: Bittacinae according to J. Ansorge 1996

See also Bode 1953, Carpenter 1992, Novokshonov 1993 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Asiobittacus, Orobittacus

Subtaxa: Mesobittacus clavaeformis Mesobittacus kubekovensis Mesobittacus marginelaesus Mesobittacus minutus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (6 collections), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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