Dixa Meigen 1818 (meniscus midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Dixidae

Synonym: Eriopterites Meunier 1915

Full reference: J. W. Meigen. 1818. Systematische Beschreibung der Bekannten Europäischen Zweiflügeligen Insekten, Erster Theil 1-332

Parent taxon: Dixidae according to D. E. Greenwalt and J. K. Moulton 2016

See also Aldrich 1905, Carpenter 1992, Evenhuis 1994, Meunier 1915 and Theobald 1937

Sister taxa: Dixa cimbrica, Dixa priscula, Dixella, Eucorethrina, Syndixa

Subtaxa: Dixa minuta Dixa tertiaria

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Type: Calycoceras orientale

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (2 collections)

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

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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