Kelneria setosa Matile 1979 (predatory fungus gnat)

Insecta - Diptera - Keroplatidae

Full reference: L. Matile. 1979. Un nouveau genre de Keroplatidae de l'ambre Oligocène de la Baltique (Diptera: Mycetophiloidea). Revue Française d'Entomologie (N.S.) 1:36-41

Belongs to Kelneria according to N. L. Evenhuis 2006

See also Matile 1979 and Matile 1990

Sister taxa: Kelneria abundare, Kelneria ciliata, Kelneria filiformis

Type specimen: MNHN 4666, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic Amber, MNHN collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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