Prohousea pachygaster Handlirsch 1939 (unicorn fly)

Insecta - Diptera

Alternative combination: Pleciomyia pachygaster

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1939. Neue Untersuchungen über die fossilen Insekten mit Ergänzungen und Nachträgen sowie Ausblicken auf phylogenetische, palaeogeographische und allgemein biologische Probleme. II Teil. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 49:1-240

Belongs to Prohousea according to E. A. Jarzembowski 1996

See also Handlirsch 1939

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH I.244, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Middle Purbeck, Swanage (BMNH collection), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Durlston Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Durlston Bay, Middle Purbeck, Swanage (BMNH collection)

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