Platycheirus persistens Hull 1938 (hover fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Syrphidae

Full reference: F. M. Hull. 1938. Fossil Insects from the Creede Formation, Colorado Part 1. Diptera family Syrphidae. Psyche 45:116-117

Belongs to Platycheirus according to F. M. Hull 1945

See also Hull 1938

Sister taxa: Platycheirus freyeri, Platycheirus geminatus, Platycheirus haidingeri, Platycheirus infumatus, Platycheirus lethaeus

Type specimen: MCZ 3949, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Creede (MCZ collection), which is in an Oligocene crater lake shale in the Creede Formation of Colorado.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Creede (MCZ collection)

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