Burmobittacus Zhao et al. 2016 (hangingfly)

Insecta - Mecoptera - Bittacidae

Full reference: X. D. Zhao, A. Bashkuev, L. Chen and B. Wang. 2016. The first hangingfly from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber (Mecoptera: Bittacidae). Cretaceous Research 70:147-151

Parent taxon: Bittacidae according to X. D. Zhao et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Antiquanabittacus, Archebittacus, Baissobittacus, Bittacinae, Bittacus, Composibittacus, Cretobittacus, Decoribittacus, Exilibittacus, Formosibittacus, Hylobittacus, Jurahylobittacus, Karattacus, Liaobittacus, Megabittacus, Mongolobittacus, Neorthophlebiinae, Orthobittacus, Palaeobittacus, Plesiobittacinae, Preanabittacus, Probittacus, Prohylobittacus, Scharabittacus, Sibirobittacus, Thyridates, Tytthobittacus

Subtaxa: Burmobittacus jarzembowskii

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Type: Burmobittacus jarzembowskii

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Burmese amber (NIGP coll) (Cretaceous of Myanmar)

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