Eoptychoptera aucta Lukashevich 1993 (phantom crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Alternative combination: Proptychoptera aucta

Full reference: E. D. Lukashevich. 1993. New Eoptychopteridae (Diptera: Psychodomorpha) from the Jurassic of Asia. Paleontological Journal 27(1A):103-122

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

See also Lukashevich 1993 and Lukashevich et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Eoptychoptera aequidistans, Eoptychoptera altaica, Eoptychoptera ansorgei, Eoptychoptera asiatica, Eoptychoptera braziliana, Eoptychoptera britannica, Eoptychoptera cantabrica, Eoptychoptera cretacea, Eoptychoptera elevata, Eoptychoptera eximia, Eoptychoptera jurassica, Eoptychoptera longifurcata, Eoptychoptera magna, Eoptychoptera maxima, Eoptychoptera modica, Eoptychoptera paramaculata, Eoptychoptera shurabica, Eoptychoptera simplex, Eoptychoptera spectra, Eoptychoptera tempestilla, Eoptychoptera vitrea

Type specimen: PIN 2554/1047, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Karatau-Mikhailovka (PIN collection 2554), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Kazakhstan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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