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Smittia veta Boesel 1937 (non biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 271707

Alternative combination: Spaniotoma (Smittia) veta

Full reference: M. W. Boesel. 1937. Order Diptera, Family Chironomidae, in Insects and arachnids from Canadian amber. University of Toronto Studies in Geology 40:44-55

Belongs to Smittia according to N. I. Zelentsov et al. 2012

Sister taxon: Smittia sukachevae

Type specimen: ROM 45, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Cedar Lake (ROM collection), which is in a Campanian terrestrial amber in Canada.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 1.30