Oryctochlus toarciensis Ansorge 1996 (non biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Full reference: J. Ansorge. 1996. Insekten aus dem oberen Lias von Grimmen (Vorpommern, Norddeutschland). Neue Paläontologische Abhandlungen 2:1-132

Belongs to Oryctochlus according to J. Ansorge 1996

Sister taxa: Oryctochlus affinis, Oryctochlus brundini, Oryctochlus contiguus, Oryctochlus kaluginae, Oryctochlus longilobus, Oryctochlus minor, Oryctochlus minutus, Oryctochlus mirificus, Oryctochlus placidus, Oryctochlus vulcanus

Type specimen: LGA 835, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Klein Lehmhagen pit, Grimmen (LGA collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore shale in Germany.


Distribution: found only at Klein Lehmhagen pit, Grimmen (LGA collection)

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