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Bibiodes confluens Cockerell 1915 (march fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 288716

Alternative combination: Bibiodites confluens

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1915. British fossil insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 49:469-499

Belongs to Bibiodes according to A. Nel et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Bibiodes balticus, Bibiodes intermedia, Bibiodes kishenehnensis, Bibiodes nanus, Bibiodes provincialis

Type specimen: USNM 61440, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Brodie coll), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 5.00