†subfamily Burmaculicinae Borkent and Grimaldi 2016 (mosquito)

Insecta - Diptera - Culicidae

Full reference: A. Borkent and D. A. Grimaldi. 2016. The Cretaceous fossil Burmaculex antiquus confirmed as the earliest known lineage of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Zootaxa 4079:457-466

Parent taxon: Culicidae according to A. Borkent and D. A. Grimaldi 2016

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

Subtaxa: Burmaculex

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Type: Burmaculex

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Myanmar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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