Megabittacus Ren 1997 (hangingfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Bittacidae

Full reference: D. Ren. 1997. Studies on Late Jurassic scorpion-flies from northeast China (Mecoptera: Bittacidae, Orthophlebiidae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 22:75-85

Parent taxon: Bittacidae according to K. Kopeć et al. 2016

See also Ren 1997 and Yang et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Antiquanabittacus, Archebittacus, Baissobittacus, Bittacinae, Bittacus, Burmobittacus, Composibittacus, Cretobittacus, Decoribittacus, Exilibittacus, Formosibittacus, Hylobittacus, Jurahylobittacus, Karattacus, Liaobittacus, Mongolobittacus, Neorthophlebiinae, Orthobittacus, Palaeobittacus, Plesiobittacinae, Preanabittacus, Probittacus, Prohylobittacus, Scharabittacus, Sibirobittacus, Thyridates, Tytthobittacus

Subtaxa: Megabittacus beipiaoensis Megabittacus colosseus Megabittacus spatiosus

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Type: Megabittacus colosseus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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