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Meunierohelea wirthi Szadziewski 1988 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 262952

Full reference: R. Szadziewski. 1988. Biting midges (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae) from Baltic amber. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 57:3-283

Belongs to Meunierohelea according to R. Szadziewski 2018

Sister taxa: Meunierohelea borkenti, Meunierohelea cambayana, Meunierohelea gedanicola, Meunierohelea miocaenica, Meunierohelea nielseni, Meunierohelea orientalis

Type specimen: ZMC 225, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic Amber (University of Copenhagen ZMUC Collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Denmark.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 0.900