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Heleageron Borkent 1995 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 214134

Full reference: A. Borkent. 1995. Biting Midges in the Cretaceous Amber of North America (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) 1-237

Parent taxon: Ceratopogonidae according to A. Borkent 2019

Sister taxa: Adelohelea, Alautunmyia, Archiculicoides, Atriculicoidinae, Ceratopogoninae, Dasyheleinae, Forcipomyiinae, Gerontodacus, Lebanoculicoidinae, Leptoconopinae, Protoculicoides, Simulia pasithea, Simulium terribilis, Sinopogonitinae, Bezziinae

Subtaxa: Heleageron arenatus, Heleageron grimaldii

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