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A new dustywing (Neuroptera: Coniopterygidae) from the Early Cretaceous amber of Spain

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A new Cretaceous dustywing, Soplaoconis ortegablancoi gen. et sp. nov. (Neuroptera: Coniopterygidae), is described from four specimens preserved in Early Cretaceous (Albian, ~105Ma) El Soplao amber (Cantabria, northern Spain). Two additional specimens are assigned to this new taxon. A crossvenational abnormality on an area of diagnostic significance from one of the holotype’s forewings provides a reminder of the importance of not ruling out character plasticity or teratoses when evaluating pa...

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Peer reviewed
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10.11646/palaeoentomology.2.3.13

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Gardens, Libraries and Museums
Department:
Natural History Museum
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ORCID:
0000-0002-2233-5480
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Publisher:
Magnolia Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Palaeoentomology Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
3
Pages:
279-288
Publication date:
2019-06-24
Acceptance date:
2019-06-13
DOI:
EISSN:
2624-2834
ISSN:
2624-2826
Pubs id:
pubs:1021209
URN:
uri:4dad8c9d-bbb9-4d94-8928-2be60c926cec
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uuid:4dad8c9d-bbb9-4d94-8928-2be60c926cec
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pubs:1021209

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