Family Bibionidae Newman 1834 (march fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Parent taxon: Bibionoidea according to J. Skartveit 2009

See also Bode 1953, Carpenter 1992, Cockerell 1921, Handlirsch 1906, Hong 1983, Hong and Wang 1985, Meunier 1923, Nel 1994, Pongr√°cz 1931, Yeates et al. 2007 and Zeuner 1941

Sister taxa: Hesperinidae, Penthetriidae, Prohousea

Subtaxa: Bibio elongatus Bibio robustus Bibioninae Pleciinae Protomyia adusta Protomyia formicoides Protomyia fusca

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the United Kingdom (2 collections), United States (1: Washington)

• Pliocene of France (3), Germany (1), Japan (2)

• Miocene of Austria (3), China (7), Croatia (8), the Czech Republic (1), the Dominican Republic (2), France (3), Germany (10), Greece (2), Iceland (1), Italy (2), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovenia (1), Turkey (1), United States (3: Alaska, Idaho, Washington)

• Oligocene of France (44), Germany (9), United States (5: Colorado, Montana)

• Eocene of Canada (23: British Columbia), China (1), France (7), Italy (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (4), the United Kingdom (2), United States (23: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of France (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Cretaceous of Botswana (1), Brazil (1), Canada (1: Manitoba), China (1), Jordan (1), Myanmar (1)

Total: 187 collections including 768 occurrences

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