Paleoculicis Poinar et al. 2000 (mosquito)

Insecta - Diptera - Culicidae

Full reference: G. O. Poinar, T. J. Zavortink, T. Pike and P. A. Johnston. 2000. Paleoculicis minutus (Diptera: Culicidae) n. gen., n. sp., from Cretaceous Canadian amber, with a summary of described fossil mosquitoes. Acta Geologica Hispanica 35:119-128

Parent taxon: Culicidae according to G. O. Poinar et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Aedes, Burmaculicinae, Culicinae, Mansonia, Neoculicites, Toxorhynchitinae

Subtaxa: Paleoculicis minutus

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Type: Paleoculicis minutus

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Grassy Lake, Medicine Hat (TMP coll) (Cretaceous of Alberta)

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