Platycheirus lethaeus Melander 1949 (hover fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Syrphidae

Full reference: A. L. Melander. 1949. A Report on Some Miocene Diptera from Florissant, Colorado. American Museum Novitates 1407:1-61

Belongs to Platycheirus according to A. L. Melander 1949

Sister taxa: Platycheirus freyeri, Platycheirus geminatus, Platycheirus haidingeri, Platycheirus infumatus, Platycheirus persistens

Type specimen: CU 19899, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant, Fossil Stump Hill, which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.



• Eocene of United States (2: Colorado collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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