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Cascoplecia is the genus of a very old fly that lived in the Early Cretaceous and was found in amber. The genus only has one type of species, the Cascoplecia insolitis, which means old and strange.
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- Poinar Jr., George (2009). "Cascoplecia insolitis (Diptera: Cascopleciidae), a new family, genus, and species of flower-visiting, unicorn fly (Bibionomorpha) in Early Cretaceous Burmese amber". Cretaceous Research. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2009.09.007.
- "Science News". Archived from the original on 2009-10-30. Retrieved 2009-10-28.