Subfamily Tanypodinae Skuse 1889 (non biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Alternative spelling: Tanypinae

Synonym: Pelopiinae

Parent taxon: Chironomidae according to R. Szadziewski et al. 2018

See also Clapham 2018, Doitteau and Nel 2007, Kalugina 1986, Kieffer 1906, Lukashevich and Przhiboro 2011, Seredszus and Wichard 2007, Statz 1944 and Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: Aenneinae, Aphroteniinae, Buchonomyiinae, Calopsectra, Chironominae, Chironomopsis, Coelochironoma, Corynocera, Cricotopiella, Cryptochironomus, Diamesa, Diamesinae, Dicrotendipes, Eurycnemus, Glyptotendipes, Huabeitendipes, Jentzschiella, Jurochlus, Langtonius, Liauningius, Libanochlites, Manlayamyia, Mogsonomus, Nomochirus, Orthocladiinae, Orusa, Podonominae, Polypedilum, Prodiamesinae, Sendelia, Sergentia, Sinoryctochlus, Stictochironomus, Tinactum, Ulaiinae, Ulaimailia, Ulaimailonia, Ulaimailoniella, Viduata, Protobibio, Pelopiina, Tendipopsis

Subtaxa: Anatopyniini Apsectrotanypus Clinotanypus Coelotanypodini Gurvanomyia Haematotanypus Juropelopia Libanopelopia Macropelopia Macropelopiini Mailonia Pentaneurini Procladiini Shinlustia Tanypodites Tanypus Tophocladius Ziadeus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (2: Ontario collections), Greenland (1), Madagascar (1), Tanzania (1)

• Blancan of United States (1: Texas)

• Miocene of China (1), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (2)

• Eocene of France (1), the Russian Federation (3), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), China (1), Lebanon (3), Mongolia (5)

• Jurassic of Mongolia (1), the Russian Federation (3)

Total: 30 collections including 66 occurrences

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