Atriculicoides sanjusti Szadziewski and Arillo 2016 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

Alternative combination: Protoculicoides sanjusti

Full reference: R. Szadziewski and A. Arillo. 2016. Taxononic names, in Biting midges of the extinct genus Protoculicoides Boesel from Lower Cretaceous amber of San Just, Spain and new synonymy in recently described fossil genera (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Cretaceous Research 58:1-9

Belongs to Atriculicoides according to A. Borkent 2019

See also Szadziewski 2018 and Szadziewski and Arillo 2016

Sister taxa: Atriculicoides cenomanensis, Atriculicoides ciliatus, Atriculicoides dasyheleis, Atriculicoides globosus, Atriculicoides hispanicus, Atriculicoides incompletus, Atriculicoides macrophthalmus, Atriculicoides sibiricus, Atriculicoides swinhoei, Atriculicoides szadziewskii, Atriculicoides taimyricus

Type specimen: NBSJ 09/12 A a, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is San Just amber, which is in an Albian terrestrial amber in the Escucha Formation of Spain.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at San Just amber

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