Tipulidae

  • Other flies
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Other flies (order Diptera) from the 18-inch layer of the FBM. Top left) A soldier fly, family Stratiomyidae, with a body length of 23 millimeters from FBM Locality A (specimen number FMNH PE52594). Top right) Unidentified fly from the 18-inch layer of FBM LocalityA. Uncataloged FOBU specimen with body length of 9 millimeters. Bottom left) Crane fly, family Tipulidae, from FBM Locality A. Specimen is FMNH PE 60946 with a wing span of 49 millimeters. Bottom right) Crane fly from FBM Locality E. Specimen is FMNH PE60995 with a wing span of 28 millimeters.
Catalog Number: PE 60946
Taxonomic Name: Tipulidae
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tipulidae
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Formation: Green River
Member: Fossil Butte
Coordinates Available?: Yes
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Wyoming
County: Lincoln
Township: Kemmerer
EMu IRN: 2203994
Occurrence ID: 08be5305-5eff-48cb-9c9b-7611f86a697b

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