Family Bolitophilidae Winnertz 1863 (fungus gnat)

Insecta - Diptera - Bolitophilidae

Alternative spelling: Bolitophilinae

Parent taxon: Sciaroidea according to D. K. Yeates et al. 2007

See also Johannsen 1909, Kovalev 1986 and Lewis 1969

Sister taxa: Archizelmiridae, Bolitophila pulveris, Cecidomyiidae, Diadocidiidae, Ditomyiidae, Keroplatidae, Lygistorrhinidae, Mycetophilidae, Paraxymyiidae, Sciara florissantensis, Sciara gurnetensis, Sciara protoberidis, Sciaridae, Sinoscatopse, Thereotricha

Subtaxa: Bolitophilinae Mangasinae

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Type: Bolitophila

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection), United States (1: Montana)

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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