ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Sciomyza florissantensis Cockerell 1909 (snail-killing fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Sciomyzidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 260033

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1909. Fossil Diptera from Florissant, Colorado. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 26:9-12

Belongs to Sciomyza according to T. D. A. Cockerell 1909

Sister taxa: Sciomyza disjecta, Sciomyza manca, Sciomyza revelata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Florissant, Station 13, which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 5.00, wing length 4.70