Plecia decapitata Cockerell 1917 (love bug)

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1917. Some fossil insects from Florissant, Colorado. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 53:389-392

Belongs to Plecia according to M. T. James 1937

See also Cockerell 1917

Sister taxa: Bibio cylindratus, Clothonopsis, Clothonopsis miocenica, Plecia abava, Plecia acourti, Plecia aculeolata, Plecia akerionana, Plecia amagua, Plecia angustipennis, Plecia angustiventris, Plecia antenata, Plecia assonensis, Plecia avus, Plecia axeliana, Plecia baglii, Plecia bivalvula, Plecia borussica, Plecia brunneipennis, Plecia brunniptera, Plecia bucklandi, Plecia cairnesi, Plecia canadensis, Plecia capitata, Plecia castellaroi, Plecia chapuisii, Plecia clavifemur, Plecia conica, Plecia curtula, Plecia dejecta, Plecia diatoma, Plecia dilatata, Plecia dumasi, Plecia elatior, Plecia elegantula, Plecia elongata, Plecia exigua, Plecia explanata, Plecia exposita, Plecia exposititia, Plecia foersteri, Plecia fumosa, Plecia gracilentula, Plecia gracillima, Plecia gradata, Plecia grandaeva, Plecia grossa, Plecia heeri, Plecia hilaris, Plecia hoffeinsorum, Plecia hypogaea, Plecia imperialis, Plecia inflata, Plecia inflata, Plecia intima, Plecia joannis, Plecia jucunda, Plecia kanetakii, Plecia kelownaensis, Plecia kudiella, Plecia kuznetzovi, Plecia lapidaria, Plecia larguensis, Plecia larteti, Plecia livida, Plecia longipennis, Plecia luctuosa, Plecia ludongensis, Plecia luteola, Plecia lygaeoides, Plecia macilenta, Plecia macrocephala, Plecia maimensis, Plecia melanderi, Plecia minutula, Plecia morio, Plecia myersi, Plecia nana, Plecia obsitula, Plecia orycta, Plecia oustaleti, Plecia painvini, Plecia pallida, Plecia parisiensis, Plecia pealei, Plecia pennata, Plecia philippi, Plecia pictipennis, Plecia pinguis, Plecia pisaurensis, Plecia platoptera, Plecia platyptera, Plecia prisca, Plecia pristina, Plecia proserpina, Plecia pulchella, Plecia pulchra, Plecia pulla, Plecia quaesita, Plecia rectivenia, Plecia redempta, Plecia reducta, Plecia refracta, Plecia retracta, Plecia rhenana, Plecia rhodopterina, Plecia rubescens, Plecia satyrus, Plecia sauvagei, Plecia schineri, Plecia similkameena, Plecia solaris, Plecia spinula, Plecia sturmi, Plecia stygia, Plecia superba, Plecia tenuicornis, Plecia tessella, Plecia theobaldi, Plecia transitoria, Plecia tulameenensis, Plecia undans, Plecia vergnei, Plecia veterana, Plecia villosa, Plecia vulcania, Plecia vulpina, Plecia winchesteri, Plecia winnertzi, Plecia woodruffi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Florissant (Wilson coll), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Florissant (Wilson coll)

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