Culicoides filipalpis Remm 1976 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

Full reference: K. Y. Remm. 1976. Late Cretaceous biting midges (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae) from fossil resins of the Khatanga Depression. Paleontological Journal 10(3):344-351

Belongs to Culicoides according to A. Borkent 2019

See also Borkent 1995, Borkent 2000, Borkent 2013, Borkent and Wirth 1997, Remm 1976, Szadziewski 1996 and Szadziewski 2018

Sister taxa: Culicoides (Groganomyia), Culicoides abbreviatipennis, Culicoides agamus, Culicoides ambericus, Culicoides annosus, Culicoides antilleanus, Culicoides atratus, Culicoides austerus, Culicoides balticus, Culicoides bicolor, Culicoides bifidus, Culicoides brisaci, Culicoides brodzinskyi, Culicoides bullus, Culicoides canadensis, Culicoides carri, Culicoides casei, Culicoides ceranowiczi, Culicoides dasyheleiformis, Culicoides doyeni, Culicoides elongatulus, Culicoides eoselficus, Culicoides fossilis, Culicoides gedanensis, Culicoides gracilior, Culicoides grandibocus, Culicoides hispanicolus, Culicoides jucundus, Culicoides kaluginae, Culicoides laurae, Culicoides liliputanus, Culicoides mammalicolus, Culicoides megacanthus, Culicoides mioceneus, Culicoides obesus, Culicoides obscuratus, Culicoides obuncus, Culicoides prussicus, Culicoides speciosus, Culicoides sphenostylus, Culicoides subgedanensis, Culicoides succineus, Culicoides succivarius, Culicoides tenuipennis, Culicoides truncatus, Culicoides tyrrelli, Culicoides ventralis, Culicoides yoosti, Culicoides (Oecacta) dasyheleiformis, Culicoides (Oecacta) succivarius

Type specimen: PIN 3311/370, an exoskeleton (female). Its type locality is Taimyr amber, Yantardakh Hill (PIN collection 3311), which is in a Santonian terrestrial amber in the Kheta Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (10: Alberta, Manitoba collections), the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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