Superfamily Culicoidea Meigen 1818 (fly)

Insecta - Diptera

Full reference: J. W. Meigen. 1818. Systematische Beschreibung der Bekannten Europäischen Zweiflügeligen Insekten, Erster Theil 1-332

Parent taxon: Culicomorpha according to D. K. Yeates et al. 2007

See also Hong 2002 and Kalugina 1985

Sister taxa: Chironomoidea, Thaumaleidae

Subtaxa: Chaoboridae Corethrellidae Culicidae Dixidae

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), French Polynesia (1), Tanzania (1)

• Blancan of United States (1: Texas)

• Pliocene of France (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3), Mexico (2)

• Oligocene of France (3), Germany (5)

• Eocene of Denmark (1), Germany (2), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (9), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (10: Colorado, Mississippi, Montana, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Canada (1: Alberta), China (22), Jordan (1), Lebanon (2), Mongolia (15), Myanmar (5), the Russian Federation (10), the United Kingdom (5), United States (1: Arizona)

• Jurassic of Germany (2), Kazakhstan (2), Kyrgyzstan (2), Mongolia (2), the Russian Federation (17)

Total: 135 collections including 196 occurrences

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