Penthetria Meigen 1803 (march fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Synonyms: Bibiopsis Heer 1849, Mycetophaetus Scudder 1892, Plecia (Bibiopsis) Heer 1849, Plecia (Protomyia) Heer 1849, Protomyia Heer 1849

Full reference: J. W. Meigen. 1803. Versuch einer neuen Gattungseintheilung der europäischen zweiflügeligen Insekten. Magazin für Insektenkunde 2:259-281

Parent taxon: Penthetriinae according to A. Nel et al. 2019

See also Carpenter 1992, Civet 1976, Evenhuis 1994, Fitzgerald 1999, Fitzgerald 2004, Handlirsch 1910, Johannsen 1909, Lewis 1971, Meunier 1923, Novák 1878, Pongrácz 1931, Rice 1959, Scudder 1892, Skartveit 2009 and Statz 1943

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Bibio alacris Bibio gigas Bibio macer Bibio minor Bibiopsis funebris Bibiopsis murchisonii Penthetria abacula Penthetria aestimata Penthetria alderensis Penthetria amoena Penthetria anthracina Penthetria beskonakensis Penthetria blanchardi Penthetria bohemica Penthetria brevicollis Penthetria carbonum Penthetria cimicoides Penthetria claripennis Penthetria creedensis Penthetria egerana Penthetria elongatipennis Penthetria fryi Penthetria fuchsi Penthetria gigantea Penthetria globularis Penthetria graciliventris Penthetria immutabilis Penthetria imperialis Penthetria incerta Penthetria integroneura Penthetria intermedia Penthetria latipennis Penthetria longa Penthetria longifurca Penthetria longiventris Penthetria luberonica Penthetria lugens Penthetria montanaregis Penthetria nervisinuata Penthetria nigra Penthetria parschlugiana Penthetria rottensis Penthetria rubescens Penthetria rubiensis Penthetria scita Penthetria subterranea Penthetria togoensis Penthetria tropica Penthetria velutina Penthetria volgeri Penthetria whipsawensis Protomyia grossa Protomyia matheroni Protomyia stygia

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Japan (2 collections)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Croatia (5), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (4), Greece (2), Iceland (1), Italy (2), Turkey (1)

• Oligocene of France (12), Germany (4), United States (4: Colorado, Montana)

• Eocene of Canada (5: British Columbia), France (3), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Colorado)

Total: 52 collections including 99 occurrences

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