Eoptychoptera simplex Handlirsch 1906 (phantom crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Synonyms: Acritorhyphus ramosus Bode 1953, Eoptychoptera liasina Handlirsch 1906, Proptychoptera liasina Handlirsch 1906, Proptychoptera maculata Handlirsch 1920, Proptychoptera megapolitana Handlirsch 1939, Proptychoptera minor Bode 1953, Proptychoptera ovalis Bode 1953, Proptychoptera similis Handlirsch 1939

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

Belongs to Eoptychoptera according to K. Kopeć et al. 2018

See also Ansorge 1996, Bode 1953, Evenhuis 1994, Handlirsch 1906, Handlirsch 1939, Kalugina 1985, Lukashevich et al. 1998, Lukashevich and Arillo 2016 and Lukashevich et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Eoptychoptera aequidistans, Eoptychoptera altaica, Eoptychoptera ansorgei, Eoptychoptera asiatica, Eoptychoptera aucta, Eoptychoptera braziliana, Eoptychoptera britannica, Eoptychoptera cantabrica, Eoptychoptera cretacea, Eoptychoptera elevata, Eoptychoptera eximia, Eoptychoptera jurassica, Eoptychoptera longifurcata, Eoptychoptera magna, Eoptychoptera maxima, Eoptychoptera modica, Eoptychoptera paramaculata, Eoptychoptera shurabica, Eoptychoptera spectra, Eoptychoptera tempestilla, Eoptychoptera vitrea

Type specimens:



• Jurassic of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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