Mesobittacus clavaeformis Bode 1953 (hangingfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Bittacidae

Alternative combination: Protobittacus clavaeformis

Synonyms: Auxobittacus praeacutus Bode 1953, Auxobittacus praecutus Bode 1953

Full reference: A. Bode. 1953. Die Insektenfauna des Ostniedersachsischen Oberen Lias. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 103:1-375

Belongs to Mesobittacus according to J. Ansorge 1996

See also Bode 1953 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Mesobittacus kubekovensis, Mesobittacus marginelaesus, Mesobittacus minutus


Distribution: found only at Hondelage, Braunschweig (Boreale Zone) (Jurassic of Germany)

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