Penthetria lugens Oustalet 1870 (march fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Alternative combinations: Plecia lugens, Protomyia lugens

Full reference: E. Oustalet. 1870. Recherches sur les insectes fossiles des terrains Tertiaires de la France, première partie, insectes fossiles de l'Auvergne. Annales des Sciences Géologiques, Paris 2(3):1-178

Belongs to Penthetria according to J. Skartveit and A. Nel 2017

See also Evenhuis 1994, 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 longa, Penthetria longifurca, Penthetria longiventris, Penthetria luberonica, 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

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (5 collections), Germany (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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