Canadopeza Grimaldi 2018 (flat-footed fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Platypezidae

Full reference: D. A. Grimaldi. 2018. Basal Cyclorrhapha in amber from the Cretaceous and Tertiary (Insecta: Diptera), and their relationships: Brachycera in Cretaceous amber part IX. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 423:1-97

Parent taxon: Platypezidae according to D. A. Grimaldi 2018

Sister taxa: Agathomyia, Burmapeza, Callomyia, Calvopeza, Chandleromyia, Electrosania, Lebambromyia, Lebanopeza, Lindneromyia, Mecistoneuron, Mesopetia, Microsania, Oppenheimiella, Platypezininae

Subtaxa: Canadopeza biacrosticha

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Type: Canadopeza biacrosticha


Distribution: found only at Grassy Lake, Medicine Hat (TMP 96.9 accession) (Cretaceous of Alberta)

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