Mesobittacus minutus Handlirsch 1939 (hangingfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Bittacidae

Alternative combination: Neorthophlebia minuta

Synonym: Protobittacus pediculatus Bode 1953

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

Belongs to Mesobittacus according to J. Ansorge 1996

See also Bode 1953, Handlirsch 1939 and Willmann 1978

Sister taxa: Mesobittacus clavaeformis, Mesobittacus kubekovensis, Mesobittacus marginelaesus

Type specimens:

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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