Libanochlites neocomicus Brundin 1976 (non biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Full reference: L. Brundin. 1976. A Neocomian Chironomid and Podonorninae-Aphroteniinae (Diptera) in the light of phylogenetics and biogeography. Zoologica Scripta 5:139-160

Belongs to Libanochlites according to H. F. Kaddumi 2007

See also Brundin 1976 and Veltz et al. 2007

Sister taxon: Libanochlites eocenicus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jezzine, Lebanese amber (SMNS collection), which is in a Barremian terrestrial amber in Lebanon

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Jordan (1 collection), Lebanon (4)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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