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Epidapus macrospinatus Mohrig and Röschmann 2005 (dark-winged fungus gnat)

Insecta - Diptera - Sciaridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 291698

Full reference: W. Mohrig and F. Röschmann. 2005. Sciarid flies from Dominican amber (Diptera, Sciaridae). Beiträge zur Entomologie 55:319-361

Belongs to Epidapus according to W. Mohrig and F. Röschmann 2005

Sister taxa: Epidapus (Epidapus), Epidapus (Vimmeria), Epidapus adstrictosetus, Epidapus longisetus, Epidapus microspinus, Epidapus succinellus

Type specimen: Poinar D-A-Sci-28, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (Poinar coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

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