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Phytomyza vetusta Theobald 1937 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 211043

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 W. Hennig 1965

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

Type specimen: Bale Museum R 1007, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Kleinkembs, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine - large marl/limestone in the Salt Formation of France.

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