Astrocorethra gurvanica Kalugina 1986 (phantom midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chaoboridae

Full reference: N. S. Kalugina. 1986. Flies. Muscida (=Diptera), in Nasekomye v rannemelovykh ekosistemakh zapadnoy Mongolii. The Joint Soviet-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition 28:112-125

Belongs to Astrocorethra according to A. Borkent 2014

See also Kalugina 1986

Sister taxa: Astrocorethra khukhmortica, Astrocorethra mjangadica

Type specimen: PIN 3149/1814a, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Gurvan-Ereny-Nuruu (Outcrop 241/10), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale/sandstone in the Gurvan-Eren Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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