Corynoptera prisca Mohrig and Röschmann 2005 (dark-winged fungus gnat)

Insecta - Diptera - Sciaridae

Full reference: W. Mohrig and F. Röschmann. 2005. Sciarid flies from Dominican amber (Diptera, Sciaridae). Beiträge zur Entomologie 55:319-361

Belongs to Corynoptera according to W. Mohrig and F. Röschmann 2005

Sister taxa: Corynoptera curiosa, Corynoptera dubia, Corynoptera eocenica, Corynoptera evenhuisi, Corynoptera iocosa, Corynoptera klebsii, Corynoptera koenigsbergensis, Corynoptera neutralis, Corynoptera pristina, Corynoptera ritzkowskii, Corynoptera schumanni, Corynoptera subagilis, Corynoptera tritospinosula, Corynoptera umbrosa, Sciara pusilla, Sciara spinulosa

Type specimen: BMNH Pal PI II 652-(2), an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican Amber (NHML/BMNH collection), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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