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Culicoides obesus

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

Taxonomy
Culicoides obesus was named by Statz (1944). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Rott (Statz Collection), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - small shale in the Rott Formation of Germany.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1944Culicoides obesus Statz p. 145 figs. Pl VIII fig 67
1997Culicoides obesus Borkent and Wirth p. 76
2013Culicoides obesus Borkent p. 93

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
infraorderCulicomorpha
superfamilyChironomoideaMacquart 1838
familyCeratopogonidaeNewman 1834
subfamilyCeratopogoninaeNewman 1834
tribeCulicoidini
genusCulicoidesLatreille 1809
speciesobesus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: Chattian or 28.10000 to 23.03000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia) Culicoides obesus (type locality: 122010)