Phaenobezzia wirthi Szadziewski and Grogan 1997 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

Full reference: R. Szadziewski and W. L. Grogan. 1997. Biting midges from Dominican amber. II. Species of the tribes Heteromyiini and Palpomyiini (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Washington 18:254-260

Belongs to Phaenobezzia according to R. Szadziewski 2018

See also Borkent 2013, Borkent and Wirth 1997 and Szadziewski and Grogan 1997

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH DR-8-100, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

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