Chironomus septus Scudder 1890 (non biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. The Tertiary Insects of North America. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories XIII:1-734

Belongs to Chironomus according to S. H. Scudder 1890

Sister taxa: Chironomus (Chironomus), Chironomus abietarius, Chironomus almelanderi, Chironomus antiquus, Chironomus aquisextanus, Chironomus bituminosus, Chironomus brevirostris, Chironomus caliginosus, Chironomus decrepitus, Chironomus depletus, Chironomus elegantulus, Chironomus gaudini, Chironomus haustus, Chironomus inclusus, Chironomus inglorius, Chironomus lacunus, Chironomus lacus, Chironomus leucomelas, Chironomus meticulosus, Chironomus meunieri, Chironomus meyeri, Chironomus microcephalus, Chironomus obsoletus, Chironomus oeningensis, Chironomus paludosus, Chironomus patens, Chironomus pausatus, Chironomus pliocenicus, Chironomus primaevus, Chironomus pristinus, Chironomus proterus, Chironomus requiescens, Chironomus scudderiellus, Chironomus sepultus, Chironomus serresi, Chironomus subobscurus, Chironomus tenebricosus, Chironomus tenebrosus, Chironomus uliginosus, Chironomus umbraticus, Chironomus umbrosus, Chironomus vagabundus, Chironomus venerabilis

Type specimen: Packard 10, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Green River (Packard Collection), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite/shale in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Green River (Packard Collection)

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