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Atherix saunieri Theobald 1937 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 210909

Alternative combination: Atherix sauneri

Full reference: N. Theobald. 1937. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Bulletin Mensuel (Mémoires) de la Société des Sciences de Nancy 1:1-473

Belongs to Diptera according to J. Myskowiak and A. Nel 2014

Sister taxa: Aemodipsus, Agromyza incerta, Agromyza protogaea, Agromyza serresi, Anisoneura, Aphis dubia, Archidiptera, Archimesotipula, Asilici, Asioculicus, Atherix exigua, Bombylidae, Brachyopteryx, Cecidomium, Conopsariae, Coriaceae, Culicomorpha, Cyrtonotum gigas, Diarchineura, Dichaneurum, Dryomyzidae, Empidia, Eoheleinae, Eopodonomus, Eudiptera, Hilarimorphidae, Homoeoptychopteris, Inflata, Lasioptera recessa, Limnorhyphus, Mesasimulium, Mesopetia, Muscides, Mycetophiloidea, Myopidae, Nematocera, Neodiptera, Neoneura, Oligoneura, Phoromorpha, Phytomyza vetusta, Polyclona, Polyneura, Psychodomorpha, Rhagionides, Simulium ventricum, Siphunculata, Stratiomydae, Syrphiae, Tabanii, Tipulariae, Vinculomusca, Vinculomusca vinculata

Type specimen: Nimes. Museum Ni 31, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Monteils (Theobald coll), which is in a Priabonian lacustrine marl in France.

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