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Ceratopogon gedanicus Szadziewski 1988 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 262935

Full reference: R. Szadziewski. 1988. Biting midges (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae) from Baltic amber. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 57:3-283

Belongs to Ceratopogon according to R. Szadziewski 2018

Sister taxa: Ceratopogon (Ceratopogon), Ceratopogon bitterfeldi, Ceratopogon ceranowiczi, Ceratopogon crassipalpis, Ceratopogon crypticus, Ceratopogon eminens, Ceratopogon forcipiformis, Ceratopogon grogani, Ceratopogon hennigi, Ceratopogon kotejai, Ceratopogon madagascariensis, Ceratopogon margaritae, Ceratopogon miocaenicus, Ceratopogon nanalobus, Ceratopogon paraeminens, Ceratopogon piotrowskii, Ceratopogon pisinnus, Ceratopogon remmicola, Ceratopogon remmicolus, Ceratopogon ritzkowskii, Ceratopogon spiniger, Ceratopogon subeminens, Ceratopogon succinicolus, Ceratopogon tenuipes, Ceratopogon tertiaricus, Ceratopogon viscatus

Type specimen: MZW 4483, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic Amber (Museum Ziemi collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Poland.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 2.10, wing length 1.36