Libanochlites Brundin 1976 (non biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Full reference: L. Brundin. 1976. A Neocomian Chironomid and Podonorninae-Aphroteniinae (Diptera) in the light of phylogenetics and biogeography. Zoologica Scripta 5:139-160

Parent taxon: Chironomidae according to V. Baranov et al. 2019

See also Azar et al. 2008, Brundin 1976, Carpenter 1992 and Veltz et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Aenneinae, Aphroteniinae, Buchonomyiinae, Calopsectra, Chironominae, Chironomopsis, Coelochironoma, Corynocera, Cricotopiella, Diamesa, Diamesinae, Dicrotendipes, Eurycnemus, Huabeitendipes, Jentzschiella, Jurochlus, Langtonius, Liauningius, Manlayamyia, Mogsonomus, Nomochirus, Orthocladiinae, Orusa, Pelopia, Podonominae, Polypedilum, Prodiamesinae, Sendelia, Sergentia, Sinoryctochlus, Stictochironomus, Tanypodinae, Tinactum, Ulaiinae, Ulaimailia, Ulaimailonia, Ulaimailoniella, Viduata, Pelopiina, Tendipopsis, Protobibio

Subtaxa: Libanochlites eocenicus Libanochlites neocomicus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Jordan (1), Lebanon (4)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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