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Simulia pasithea von Heyden 1870 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 290232

Full reference: L. von Heyden. 1870. Fossile Dipteren aus der Braunkohle von Rott im Siebengebirge. Palaeontographica 17:237-266

Belongs to Ceratopogonidae according to R. W. Crosskey and T. M. Howard 2004

Sister taxa: Adelohelea, Alautunmyia, Archiculicoides, Atriculicoidinae, Ceratopogoninae, Dasyheleinae, Forcipomyiinae, Gerontodacus, Heleageron, Lebanoculicoidinae, Leptoconopinae, Protoculicoides, Simulium terribilis, Sinopogonitinae, Bezziinae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rott (Krantz Bonn coll), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large shale in the Rott Formation of Germany

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