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Mansonia martinii Statz 1944 (mosquito)

Insecta - Diptera - Culicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 296148

Full reference: G. Statz. 1944. Neue Dipteren (Nematocera) aus dem Oberoligocän von Rott. III. Familie Limnobiidae (Stelzmücken). IV. Familie Tipulidae (Schnaken). V. Familie Culicidae (Stechmücken). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 95:93-120

Belongs to Mansonia according to G. Statz 1944

Sister taxa: Mansonia cockerelli, Mansonia varivestita

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

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 5.94, wing 4.62 x 1.19