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Simulium ventricum Lin 1988 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 295245

Full reference: Q. B. Lin. 1988. Taxonomic names, in An Oligocene micropalaeoentomofauna from Gubei District of Shandong and its ecological environment. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica 5:331-345

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

Sister taxa: Aemodipsus, Agromyza incerta, Agromyza protogaea, Agromyza serresi, Anisoneura, Aphis dubia, Archidiptera, Archimesotipula, Asilici, Asioculicus, Atherix exigua, Atherix saunieri, Bombylidae, Brachyopteryx, Cecidomium, Conopsariae, Coriaceae, Culicomorpha, Cyrtonotum gigas, Diarchineura, Dichaneurum, Dryomyzidae, Empidia, Eoheleinae, Eopodonomus, Eudiptera, Gigantoberis, Hilarimorphidae, Homoeoptychopteris, Inflata, Lasioptera recessa, Limnorhyphus, Mesasimulium, Mesopetia, Muscides, Mycetophiloidea, Myopidae, Nematocera, Neodiptera, Neoneura, Oligoneura, Phoromorpha, Phytomyza vetusta, Polyclona, Polyneura, Psychodomorpha, Rhagionides, Siphunculata, Stratiomydae, Syrphiae, Tabanii, Tipulariae, Vinculomusca, Vinculomusca vinculata, Xylomyia shcherbakovi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gubei district well, 3199.41 m depth, Dongying City, which is in a Priabonian lacustrine - large shale in the Shahejie Formation of China

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 2.30