Litoleptis fossilis Arillo et al. 2009 (snipe fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Rhagionidae

Full reference: A. Arillo, E. Peñalver, and V. García-Gimeno. 2009. First fossil Litoleptis (Diptera: Spaniidae) from the Lower Cretaceous amber of San Just (Teruel Province, Spain). Zootaxa 2026:33-39

Belongs to Litoleptis according to A. Arillo et al. 2009

Sister taxon: Litoleptis araeostylus

Type specimen: CPT-3344, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is San Just amber, which is in an Albian terrestrial amber in the Escucha Formation of Spain.


Distribution: found only at San Just amber

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