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Heterotrissocladius paleolacustris Seredszus and Wichard 2007 (non biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 271700

Full reference: F. Seredszus and W. Wichard. 2007. Fossil chironomids (Insecta, Diptera) in Baltic amber. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 279:49-91

Belongs to Heterotrissocladius according to N. I. Zelentsov et al. 2012

Sister taxon: Heterotrissocladius naibuchi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Baltic Amber (Zoologische Staatsammlung, Munich), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 2.60, wing length 1.90