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Vinculomusca vinculata Scudder 1877 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 260868

Alternative combination: Musca vinculata

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1877. The First Discovered Traces of Fossil Insects in the American Tertiaries. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 3:741-762

Belongs to Diptera according to J. E. O'Hara et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Aemodipsus, Agromyza incerta, Agromyza protogaea, Agromyza serresi, Anisoneura, Aphis dubia, Archidiptera, Archimesotipula, Asilici, Asioculicus, Atherix exigua, Atherix saunieri, Bombylidae, Brachyopteryx, Cecidomium, Conopsariae, Coriaceae, Culicomorpha, Cyrtonotum gigas, Diarchineura, Dichaneurum, Dryomyzidae, Empidia, Eoheleinae, Eopodonomus, Eudiptera, Gigantoberis, Hilarimorphidae, Homoeoptychopteris, Inflata, Lasioptera recessa, Limnorhyphus, Mesasimulium, Mesopetia, Muscides, Mycetophiloidea, Myopidae, Nematocera, Neodiptera, Neoneura, Oligoneura, Phoromorpha, Phytomyza vetusta, Polyclona, Polyneura, Psychodomorpha, Rhagionides, Simulium ventricum, Siphunculata, Stratiomydae, Syrphiae, Tabanii, Tipulariae, Vinculomusca, Xylomyia shcherbakovi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Chagrin Valley, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large shale in the Green River Formation of Colorado

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