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Schwenckfeldina archoica Solórzano Kraemer and Mohrig 2007 (dark-winged fungus gnat)

Insecta - Diptera - Sciaridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 182722

Full reference: M. Solórzano Kraemer and W. Mohrig. 2007. Schwenckfeldina archoica sp. nov. (Diptera, Sciaridae) from the middle Miocene Mexican amber. Alavesia 1:105-108

Belongs to Schwenckfeldina according to M. Solórzano Kraemer and W. Mohrig 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMNS Mx 367, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Mexican amber (SMNS collection), which is in a Miocene terrestrial amber in the Mazantic Shale Formation of Mexico.

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Average measurements (in mm): Body length 3.50, wing length 3.50