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Boletina sepulta Scudder 1877 (fungus gnat)

Insecta - Diptera - Mycetophilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 209072

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 Boletina according to O. A. Johannsen 1909

Sister taxa: Boletina anacliniformis, Boletina angustipennis, Boletina brahmi, Boletina brunnescens, Boletina conspicua, Boletina fimbriata, Boletina graciosa, Boletina hirta, Boletina hirtella, Boletina hypogaea, Boletina longicornis, Boletina oustaleti, Boletina paludivaga, Boletina philyra, Boletina pilosa, Boletina serrata, Boletina subhirta, Boletina umbratica, Boletina uniciliata

Type specimen: GSC 9b, an exoskeleton (abdomen & wing). Its type locality is Quesnel, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine shale in Canada.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): wing 6.00 x 2.15