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Eolepidopterix jurassica Rasnitsyn, 1983

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Eolepidopterix jurassica Rasnitsyn, 1983
Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


Drawing of holotype      
Picture from: © Grimaldi 1999, modified
Detailed view


Worth knowing:

The age of the fossil has been estimated to be between 161.2 - 145.5 Ma (Upper Jurassic, Grimaldi 1999).


Grimaldi, D. 1999. The Co-Radiations of Pollinating Insects and Angiosperms in the Cretaceous. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 373-406.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2010.05.11
Kurz Michael: 2011.09.15
not reviewed