Astrocorethra khukhmortica 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 gurvanica, Astrocorethra mjangadica

Type specimen: PIN 3058/265, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Huh-Mort outrcop (254/2), which is in an Aptian lacustrine mudstone in the Gurvan-Eren Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Huh-Mort outrcop (254/2)

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