Limonia Meigen 1803 (crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Limoniidae

Synonyms: Agelia Rafinesque 1815 [objective synonym], Ataracta Loew 1850, Corethrium Westwood 1854, Limnobia Meigen 1818 [objective synonym]

Full reference: J. W. Meigen. 1803. Versuch einer neuen Gattungseintheilung der europäischen zweiflügeligen Insekten. Magazin für Insektenkunde 2:259-281

Parent taxon: Limoniinae according to I. Kania 2015

See also Carpenter 1992, Evenhuis 1994, Handlirsch 1906, Krzemiński and Gentilini 1992 and Piton 1940

Sister taxa: Antodicranomyia, Antohelia, Dicranomyia, Dicranoptycha, Elephantomyia, Helius, Limoniini, Lipsothrix, Microdacno, Palestinoptera, Protolimnophila, Rhipidia, Thaumastoptera, Toxorhina, Trentepohlia, Trichoneura

Subtaxa: Limonia albertensis Limonia antiqua Limonia cingulata Limonia deferi Limonia deleta Limonia dillonae Limonia formosa Limonia horioni Limonia luca Limonia murchisoni Limonia pertinax Limonia skalskii Limonia spilota Limonia tenuis Limonia theobaldi Limonia vetusta

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of Croatia (2 collections), Italy (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (2)

• Eocene of Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Paleocene of France (1)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Manitoba), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 13 collections including 16 occurrences

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