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Trichomyia duckhousei Wang et al. 2011 (moth fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Psychodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 230005

Full reference: B. Wang, H. Zhang, and D. Azar. 2011. The First Psychodidae (Insecta: Diptera) from the Lower Eocene Fushun Amber of China. Journal of Paleontology 85(6):1154-1159

Belongs to Trichomyia according to B. Wang et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Phalaenomyia, Trichomyia antiquaria, Trichomyia axeli, Trichomyia brevicornis, Trichomyia buceras, Trichomyia concinna, Trichomyia crassicornis, Trichomyia declivivena, Trichomyia decora, Trichomyia discalis, Trichomyia distincta, Trichomyia formosula, Trichomyia glomerosa, Trichomyia lengleti, Trichomyia longicornis, Trichomyia mecocerca, Trichomyia nova, Trichomyia procera, Trichomyia pulchra, Trichomyia richardi, Trichomyia smithi, Trichomyia tenera, Trichomyia urbica

Type specimen: NIGP 153159, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Xilutian coal mine, Fushun amber (NIGP collection), which is in a Ypresian terrestrial amber in China.

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