Bibio curtisii Heer 1856 (march fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Alternative combination: Curtisimyia curtisii

Synonyms: Bibio romani Theobald 1937, Bibio serresi Theobald 1937, Curtisimyia eximia Giebel 1856 [objective synonym]

Full reference: O. Heer. 1856. Ueber die fossilen Insekten von Aix in der Provence. Vierteljahrsschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Z├╝rich 1:1-40

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

See also Clapham 2018, Evenhuis 1994, Giebel 1856, Handlirsch 1907, Heer 1856 and Theobald 1937

Sister taxa: Bibio acaptus, Bibio aerosus, Bibio albangulus, Bibio anasiformis, Bibio anatolicus, Bibio angustatus, Bibio antiquus, Bibio aquaesextiae, Bibio atavus, Bibio auripes, Bibio aymardi, Bibio batheri, Bibio baumbergeri, Bibio boulayi, Bibio brachypodus, Bibio brachypteroides, Bibio brevis, Bibio brunettii, Bibio brunneifemus, Bibio brunneus, Bibio bullatus, Bibio capnodes, Bibio carnificus, Bibio celasensis, Bibio cockerelli, Bibio colossoceps, Bibio comosella, Bibio compta, Bibio constringtus, Bibio contererus, Bibio crassinervis, Bibio cratopodus, Bibio cruciformis, Bibio curtisi, Bibio deflectus, Bibio deformatus, Bibio deletus, Bibio discerptus, Bibio disjectus, Bibio dislocatus, Bibio dormitus, Bibio dubius, Bibio edda, Bibio elegantulus, Bibio enormus, Bibio enterodelus, Bibio excurvatus, Bibio eximius, Bibio expansus, Bibio explanatus, Bibio extremus, Bibio firmus, Bibio flavissimus, Bibio formosus, Bibio fusiformis, Bibio germari, Bibio giganteus, Bibio gracilis, Bibio gurnetensis, Bibio heroica, Bibio infumatus, Bibio jamesi, Bibio janus, Bibio joursacensis, Bibio kochii, Bibio latahensis, Bibio latiantennatus, Bibio lignarius, Bibio linearis, Bibio lividus, Bibio longineurus, Bibio maculatus, Bibio major, Bibio mancus, Bibio marginatus, Bibio marmoratus, Bibio martinsi, Bibio medioalbus, Bibio mimas, Bibio miocenicus, Bibio moestus, Bibio murchisonis, Bibio nebulosus, Bibio nigricosta, Bibio oblitus, Bibio obsoletus, Bibio oeningensis, Bibio oligocenus, Bibio pannosus, Bibio partschii, Bibio penisularis, Bibio peraffinis, Bibio pinguis, Bibio podager, Bibio praecidus, Bibio pulchellus, Bibio radobojanus, Bibio roehli, Bibio rottensis, Bibio ruptineurus, Bibio sadoensis, Bibio sereri, Bibio shanwangensis, Bibio similis, Bibio soldatus, Bibio spadicea, Bibio spectabilis, Bibio sticheli, Bibio styriacus, Bibio tenebrosus, Bibio tenuis, Bibio tertiarius, Bibio testeus, Bibio tranopterus, Bibio tripus, Bibio udus, Bibio varineurus, Bibio ventricosus, Bibio vetus, Bibio vixdus, Bibio vulcanius, Bibio vulpinus, Bibio wickhami, Bibio xylophilus

Type specimens:

  • Bibio curtisii: Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (Murchison collection), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France
  • Bibio romani: Coll Inst. Geol. Lyon A 100, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (Inst. Geol. Lyon), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France.
  • Bibio serresi: Inst. Geol. Marseille M 24, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (Museum Marseille Coll), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France.
  • Curtisimyia eximia: Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (Murchison collection), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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