Lebanopeza azari 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

Belongs to Lebanopeza according to D. A. Grimaldi 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN Az 715A, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Mdeyrij-Hammana, Casa Baabda (Azar coll), which is in a Barremian terrestrial amber in the Grès du Liban Formation of Lebanon.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Mdeyrij-Hammana, Casa Baabda (Azar coll)

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