A remarkable new genus of basal snakeflies (Insecta: Raphidioptera: Priscaenigmatomorpha) from the Early Cretaceous of China

@article{Liu2013ARN,
  title={A remarkable new genus of basal snakeflies (Insecta: Raphidioptera: Priscaenigmatomorpha) from the Early Cretaceous of China},
  author={Xingyue Liu and Vladimir N. Makarkin and Qiang Yang and Dong Ren},
  journal={Cretaceous Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={45},
  pages={306-313}
}
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