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Mesochaoborus Zhang et al. 1986 (phantom midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chaoboridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 295728

Full reference: J. F. Zhang, S. Zhang, D. Z. Liu and Y. N. Shangguan. 1986. Fossil insects (Diptera, Nematocera) of Laiyang basin in Shandong Province. Geology of Shandong 2:14-39

Parent taxon: Chaoboridae according to J. F. Zhang et al. 1986

Sister taxa: Chachotosha, Chaoborinae, Chaoborites, Chaoburmus, Chironomaptera, Chironomapterinae, Corethra exita, Dixamima, Gedanoborus, Jordanobotomus, Libanoborus, Palaeomochlonyx, Rhaetomyia, Taimyborus

Subtaxa: Mesochaoborus pallens, Mesochaoborus zhangshanyingensis

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Type: Leptoplecia zhangshanyingensis

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