Helius (Helius) qinghai Wu and Krzemiński 2019 (crane fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Limoniidae

Full reference: S. Y. Wu and W. Krzemiński. 2019. Taxonomic names, in New fossil representative of the genus Helius (Diptera, Limoniidae) from the little known and newly discovered locality Caergen Village of northeastern Tibetan Plateau (China). Palaeontologia Electronica 22(1.2A):1-8

Belongs to Helius (Helius) according to S. Y. Wu and W. Krzemiński 2019

Sister taxa: Helius (Helius) alavensis, Helius (Helius) collemus, Helius (Helius) ewa, Helius (Helius) neali, Helius (Helius) oosterbroeki, Helius (Helius) spiralis

Type specimen: CNU-DIP-QZ2017001, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Caergen Village, Duohemao Town, Zeku County, which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine shale in the Garang Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Caergen Village, Duohemao Town, Zeku County

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