Cheilosia ampla Scudder 1878 (hoverfly)

Insecta - Diptera - Syrphidae

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1878. The Fossil Insects of the Green River Shales. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(4):747-776

Belongs to Cheilosia according to F. M. Hull 1945

See also Scudder 1878 and Scudder 1890

Sister taxa: Cheilosia bruesi, Cheilosia germanica, Cheilosia hecate, Cheilosia miocenica, Cheilosia nigrachaeta, Cheilosia oligocenica, Cheilosia padovana, Cheilosia picata, Cheilosia pratjei, Cheilosia scudderi, Cheilosia sepultula, Cheilosia spheginascioides, Chilosia scudderi

Type specimen: 4112, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Petrified fish cut (Scudder collection), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite/shale in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.



• Eocene of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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