Chironomaptera karabonica Kalugina 1993 (phantom midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chaoboridae

Full reference: N. S. Kalugina. 1993. Khaoboridy i Komary-zvontsy iz Mezozoya vostochnogo Zabaykal'ya (Diptera: Chaoboridae, Chironomidae). Mezozoyskie Nasekomye i Ostrakody Azii 117-139

Belongs to Chironomaptera according to A. Borkent 2014

See also Kalugina 1993

Sister taxa: Chironomaptera bucucunica, Chironomaptera collessi, Chironomaptera gobiensis, Chironomaptera gregaria, Chironomaptera scobloi, Chironomaptera vesca

Type specimen: PIN 1847/283, a nymph (pupa). Its type locality is Karabon Creek, Nerchinskiy Zavod district (PIN collection 1847), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Gidarinskaya Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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