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Cyrtonotum gigas Theobald 1937 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 211194

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 A. H. Kirk-Spriggs 2007

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, 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: Marseilles Geologic institute 4, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Camoins-les-Bains (Coll. Marseille), which is in an Oligocene lacustrine marl in France.

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