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Gurvanomyia magna Kalugina 1986 (non biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 251709

a. PIN 3149/1121 b. PIN 3149/1193

Full reference: N. S. Kalugina. 1986. Flies. Muscida (=Diptera), in Nasekomye v rannemelovykh ekosistemakh zapadnoy Mongolii. The Joint Soviet-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition 28:112-125

Belongs to Gurvanomyia according to N. S. Kalugina 1986

Sister taxa: Gurvanomyia moderata, Gurvanomyia rohdendorfi

Type specimen: PIN 3149/1121, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Gurvan-Ereny-Nuruu (Outcrop 236/29), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale/sandstone in the Gurvan-Eren Formation of Mongolia.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 4.73, wing length 5.30