Eoptychoptera tempestilla Lukashevich 1998 (phantom crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Full reference: E. Lukashevich. 1998. Taxonomic names, in Revision of Eoptychopterinae (Diptera: Eoptychopteridae). Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 67

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

See also Lukashevich 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 maxima, Eoptychoptera modica, Eoptychoptera paramaculata, Eoptychoptera shurabica, Eoptychoptera simplex, Eoptychoptera spectra, Eoptychoptera vitrea

Type specimen: PIN 4270/2297, a wing. Its type locality is Shar-Teg, outcrop 423/6 (PIN collection 4270), which is in a Tithonian lacustrine - large claystone in the Sharteg Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Shar-Teg, outcrop 423/6 (PIN collection 4270)

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