Penthetria longa Heer 1849 (march fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Alternative combinations: Plecia longa, Protomyia longa

Full reference: O. Heer. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Theil: Henschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflügler, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen 1-264

Belongs to Penthetria according to N. L. Evenhuis 1994

See also Heer 1849, Oustalet 1870 and Theobald 1937

Sister taxa: Bibio alacris, Bibio gigas, Bibio macer, Bibio minor, Penthetria abacula, Penthetria aestimata, Penthetria alderensis, Penthetria amoena, Penthetria anthracina, Penthetria beskonakensis, Penthetria blanchardi, Penthetria bohemica, Penthetria brevicollis, Penthetria carbonum, Penthetria cimicoides, Penthetria claripennis, Penthetria creedensis, Penthetria egerana, Penthetria elongatipennis, Penthetria fryi, Penthetria fuchsi, Penthetria gigantea, Penthetria globularis, Penthetria graciliventris, Penthetria immutabilis, Penthetria imperialis, Penthetria incerta, Penthetria integroneura, Penthetria intermedia, Penthetria latipennis, Penthetria longifurca, Penthetria longiventris, Penthetria luberonica, Penthetria lugens, Penthetria montanaregis, Penthetria nervisinuata, Penthetria nigra, Penthetria parschlugiana, Penthetria rottensis, Penthetria rubescens, Penthetria rubiensis, Penthetria scita, Penthetria subterranea, Penthetria togoensis, Penthetria tropica, Penthetria velutina, Penthetria volgeri, Penthetria whipsawensis, Protomyia grossa, Protomyia matheroni, Protomyia stygia, Bibiopsis murchisonii, Bibiopsis funebris

Type specimen: Its type locality is Radoboj (Montanistischen Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of Croatia (2 collections)

• Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of France (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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