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Phylogenetic relationships within the superfamily Anisopodoidea (Diptera: Nematocera), with description of new Jurassic species

Department of Paleobiology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Rzeszów, Zelwerowicza 4, 35–310 Rzeszów, Poland
Department of Paleobiology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Rzeszów, Zelwerowicza 4, 35–310 Rzeszów, Poland
Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals Polish Academy of Sciences, 31–016 Kraków, Poland
Key Lab of Insect Evolution and Environmental Changes, College of Life Sciences, Capital Normal University, Beijing 100048, China
Diptera imprints taxonomy evolution Protorhyphidae Anisopodidae Daohugou China


New species of Jurassic Protorhyphidae: Protorhyphus lukashevichae sp. nov., Protorhyphus jurassicus sp. nov., and Anisopodidae: Mesorhyphus blagoderovi sp. nov. from Daohugou, China, are described and illustrated. Phylogenetic relationships and evolution within the Anisopodoidea are analyzed and discussed. The oldest Anisopodoidea appeared in the Triassic and fossil record indicate that they were most numerous in Jurassic and in the Cretaceous.


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