Subfamily Culicinae Meigen 1818 (mosquito)

Insecta - Diptera - Culicidae

Alternative spelling: Culiciformes

Full reference: J. W. Meigen. 1818. Systematische Beschreibung der Bekannten Europäischen Zweiflügeligen Insekten, Erster Theil 1-332

Parent taxon: Culicidae according to A. Pielowska et al. 2018

See also Meigen 1818 and Szadziewski and Giłka 2011

Sister taxa: Aedes, Burmaculicinae, Mansonia, Neoculicites, Paleoculicis, Toxorhynchitinae

Subtaxa: Aedini Anopheles Coquillettidia Culex Culisetini Ochlerotatus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), French Polynesia (1)

• Blancan of United States (1: Texas)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3), Mexico (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (4)

• Eocene of Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), the United Kingdom (3), United States (6: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 26 collections including 34 occurrences

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