Chironomus elegantulus Meunier 1904 (non biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Full reference: F. Meunier. 1904. Monographie des Cecidomyidae, des Sciaridae, des Mycetophilidae et des Chironomidae de l'ambre de la Baltique. Annales de la Société Scientifique de Bruxelles 28:12-275

Belongs to Chironomus according to F. Meunier 1904

Sister taxa: Chironomus (Chironomus), Chironomus abietarius, Chironomus almelanderi, Chironomus antiquus, Chironomus aquisextanus, Chironomus bituminosus, Chironomus brevirostris, Chironomus caliginosus, Chironomus decrepitus, Chironomus depletus, Chironomus gaudini, Chironomus haustus, Chironomus inclusus, Chironomus inglorius, Chironomus lacunus, Chironomus lacus, Chironomus leucomelas, Chironomus meticulosus, Chironomus meunieri, Chironomus meyeri, Chironomus microcephalus, Chironomus obsoletus, Chironomus oeningensis, Chironomus paludosus, Chironomus patens, Chironomus pausatus, Chironomus pliocenicus, Chironomus primaevus, Chironomus pristinus, Chironomus proterus, Chironomus requiescens, Chironomus scudderiellus, Chironomus septus, Chironomus sepultus, Chironomus serresi, Chironomus subobscurus, Chironomus tenebricosus, Chironomus tenebrosus, Chironomus uliginosus, Chironomus umbraticus, Chironomus umbrosus, Chironomus vagabundus, Chironomus venerabilis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Baltic amber, Konigsberg collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Baltic amber, Konigsberg collection

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