Palaeoheteromyza crassicornis Meunier 1904 (snail-killing fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Sciomyzidae

Full reference: F. Meunier. 1904. Contribution à la faune des Helomyzinae de l'ambre de la Baltique. La Feuille des Jeunes Naturalistes 35:21-27

Belongs to Palaeoheteromyza according to W. Hennig 1965

See also Meunier 1904

Sister taxa: Palaeoheteromyza curticornis, Palaeoheteromyza investiganda

Type specimen: Konigsberg Z4494, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic amber, Konigsberg collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of Denmark (1 collection), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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