Eoptychoptera maxima Kalugina 1985 (phantom crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Alternative combinations: Proptychoptera maxima, Proptychopterina maxima

Full reference: N. S. Kalugina. 1985. Infraorders Psychodomorpha, Tipulomorpha and Culicomorpha. Dvukrylye nasekomye Yury Sibiri 33-113

Belongs to Eoptychoptera according to E. D. Lukashevich and A. Arillo 2016

See also Kalugina 1985, Lukashevich 1993 and Lukashevich et al. 1998

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 modica, Eoptychoptera paramaculata, Eoptychoptera shurabica, Eoptychoptera simplex, Eoptychoptera spectra, Eoptychoptera tempestilla, Eoptychoptera vitrea

Type specimen: PIN 1255/230, a wing. Its type locality is Kubekovo village (PIN collection 1255), which is in a Bajocian/Bathonian lacustrine - large claystone in the Itat Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Kubekovo village (PIN collection 1255)

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