Dixella spinilobata Greenwalt and Moulton 2016 (meniscus midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Dixidae

Full reference: D. E. Greenwalt and J. K. Moulton. 2016. The first fossil New World Dixidae with a critical discussion of generic definitions . Palaeontologia Electronica 19(3.55A):1-32

Belongs to Dixella according to D. E. Greenwalt and J. K. Moulton 2016

Sister taxa: Dixella curvistyla, Dixella distans, Dixella eomarginata, Dixella filiforceps, Dixella intacta, Dixella lirio, Dixella priscula, Dixella succinea

Type specimen: USNM 553522, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dakin site, Middle Fork Flathead River (Kishenehn), which is in a Lutetian lacustrine - large shale in the Kishenehn Formation of Montana.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dakin site, Middle Fork Flathead River (Kishenehn)

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