Eoptychoptera jurassica Ren and Krzemiński 2002 (phantom crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Full reference: D. Ren and W. Krzemiński. 2002. Eoptychopteridae (Diptera) from the Middle Jurassic of China. Annales Zoologici 52:207-210

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

See also Ren and Krzemiński 2002

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 longifurcata, Eoptychoptera magna, Eoptychoptera maxima, Eoptychoptera modica, Eoptychoptera paramaculata, Eoptychoptera shurabica, Eoptychoptera simplex, Eoptychoptera spectra, Eoptychoptera tempestilla, Eoptychoptera vitrea

Type specimen: CNU BCD 2006, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Daohugou (CNU collection)

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