Mesopetia Zhang 1987 (flat-footed fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Platypezidae

Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 1987. Four new genera of Platypezidae. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 26:595-603

Parent taxon: Platypezidae according to P. J. Chandler 2001

See also Mostovski 1995 and Zhang 1987

Sister taxa: Agathomyia, Burmapeza, Callomyia, Calvopeza, Canadopeza, Chandleromyia, Electrosania, Lebambromyia, Lebanopeza, Lindneromyia, Mecistoneuron, Microsania, Oppenheimiella, Platypezininae

Subtaxa: Mesopetia tuanwangensis

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Type: Mesopetia tuanwangensis

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Tuanwang, Laiyang City (Shandong Prov. Museum coll.) (Cretaceous of China)

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