Oryctochlus contiguus Zhang 1991 (non biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 1991. New genera and new species of Chironomidae (Diptera, Insecta) from Late Jurassic of China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 30:556-569

Belongs to Oryctochlus according to J. F. Zhang 1991

Sister taxa: Oryctochlus affinis, Oryctochlus brundini, Oryctochlus kaluginae, Oryctochlus longilobus, Oryctochlus minor, Oryctochlus minutus, Oryctochlus mirificus, Oryctochlus placidus, Oryctochlus toarciensis, Oryctochlus vulcanus

Type specimen: Shandong Provincial Museum L86813, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Tuanwang, Laiyang City (Shandong Prov. Museum coll.), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale in the Laiyang Formation of China.


Distribution: found only at Tuanwang, Laiyang City (Shandong Prov. Museum coll.)

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