Architipula chinensis Zhang 2004 (crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Limoniidae

Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 2004. Nematoceran dipterans from the Jurassic of China (Insecta, Diptera: Limoniidae, Tanyderidae). Paleontological Journal 38:522-527

Belongs to Architipula according to J. F. Zhang 2004

Sister taxa: Architipula (Architipula), Architipula acuta, Architipula aequabilis, Architipula analiramosa, Architipula anglicana, Architipula arculifera, Architipula areolata, Architipula asiatica, Architipula basiminuta, Architipula bodei, Architipula bodeisimilis, Architipula brunsvicensis, Architipula clara, Architipula conformis, Architipula conspicua, Architipula crassa, Architipula debilis, Architipula dubia, Architipula elegans, Architipula formosa, Architipula fragmentosa, Architipula geinitzi, Architipula insolita, Architipula intermedia, Architipula lapidaria, Architipula latealata, Architipula latipennis, Architipula maior, Architipula minuta, Architipula nana, Architipula obliqua, Architipula orientalis, Architipula parva, Architipula protipuloides, Architipula ptychopteraeformis, Architipula pulla, Architipula pusilla, Architipula radiata, Architipula robusta, Architipula seebachi, Architipula simplex, Architipula stigmatica, Architipula symmetrica, Architipula trichoclada, Architipula turanica, Architipula veris, Architipula youngi

Type specimen: NIGP DHG200021, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (NIGP collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Daohugou (NIGP collection)

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