Family Atelestidae Hennig 1970 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Atelestidae

Parent taxon: Empidoidea according to E. Wahlberg and K. A. Johanson 2018

See also Shin et al. 2018, Sinclair and Cumming 2006, Sinclair and Kirk-Spriggs 2010 and Wiegmann et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Dolichopodidae, Empididae, Hybotidae, Megeana, Ragadidae

Subtaxa: Atelestinae Nemedininae

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta, Manitoba), Jordan (1), Lebanon (2), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: New Jersey)

Total: 11 collections including 17 occurrences

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