Family Dixidae Van der Wulp 1877 (meniscus midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Dixidae

Parent taxon: Culicoidea according to D. K. Yeates et al. 2007

See also Carpenter 1992 and Evenhuis 1994

Sister taxa: Chaoboridae, Corethrellidae, Culicidae

Subtaxa: Dixa Dixa cimbrica Dixa priscula Dixella Eucorethrina Syndixa

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (2 collections)

• Eocene of Denmark (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (3: Montana)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Jurassic of Kazakhstan (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mongolia (1), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 20 collections including 25 occurrences

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