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Trichomyia brevicornis Loew 1850 (moth fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Psychodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 261208

Alternative combination: Diplonema brevicornis

Full reference: H. Loew. 1850. Ueber den Bernstein und die Bernsteinfauna. Programm der K. Realschule Meseritz 1850:1-44

Belongs to Trichomyia according to W. Hennig 1972

Sister taxa: Trichomyia antiquaria, Trichomyia axeli, Trichomyia buceras, Trichomyia concinna, Trichomyia crassicornis, Trichomyia declivivena, Trichomyia decora, Trichomyia discalis, Trichomyia distincta, Trichomyia duckhousei, 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: Its type locality is Baltic Amber, Berendt collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Poland

Ecology: epifaunal grazer