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Trichonta dawsoni Scudder 1877 (fungus gnat)

Insecta - Diptera - Mycetophilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 209068

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1877. The insects of the Tertiary beds at Quesnel (British Colombia). Report of Progress of the Geological Survey of Canada 1875-1876 266-280

Belongs to Trichonta according to O. A. Johannsen 1909

Sister taxa: Trichonta brachycamptoides, Trichonta crassipes

Type specimen: GSC 6, an exoskeleton (wing with body fragments). Its type locality is Quesnel, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine shale in Canada.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing 4.75 x 1.85