Chaoborus Lichtenstein 1800 (phantom midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chaoboridae

Synonyms: Corethra Meigen 1803, Culicites von Heyden 1862

Full reference: A. A. H. Lichtenstein. 1800. Beschreibung eines neu entdeckten Wasserinsekts. Archivs für Zoologie und Zootomie 1:168-175

Parent taxon: Chaoborinae according to A. Borkent 2014

See also Borkent 1978, Carpenter 1992 and Scudder 1877

Sister taxon: Mochlonyx

Subtaxa: Chaoborus ciliatus Chaoborus rarus Chaoborus tertiarius

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Germany (1 collection)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (2), United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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