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Chironomini

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Taxonomy
Chironomini was named by Macquart (1838). It is extant. Its type is Chironomus.

It was assigned to Chironominae by Doitteau and Nel (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Chironomini Macquart
2007Chironomini Doitteau and Nel p. 44

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
infraorderCulicomorpha
superfamilyChironomoideaMacquart 1838
familyChironomidaeMacquart 1838
subfamilyChironominaeMacquart 1838
tribeChironominiMacquart 1838
tribeChironominiMacquart 1838

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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Bridgerian to the top of the Holocene or 50.30000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 48.6 Ma

Collections (43 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
MP 755.8 - 48.6France (Oise) Endochironomus eocenicus, Prolipiniella magnifica, Paratendipes separata (123850)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Chironomus septus (122090) Chironomus sp. (121306)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Colorado) Chironomus depletus, Chironomus patens (121146)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Chironomini indet. (21976 123959 123960)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation (Kaliningrad) Chironomus microcephalus, Chironomus brevirostris (147344) Chironomus vagabundus, Chironomus tenebrosus, Chironomus elegantulus, Chironomus umbraticus, Chironomus meticulosus, Chironomus umbrosus, Chironomus inglorius, Chironomus subobscurus, Chironomus caliginosus, Chironomus tenebricosus, Chironomus abietarius, Chironomus paludosus, Chironomus uliginosus, Chironomus lacunus, Chironomus lacus (123927)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Chironomus primaevus, Chironomus scudderiellus, Chironomus pausatus, Chironomus requiescens (106379) Chironomus pristinus, Chironomus scudderiellus, Chironomus requiescens (106381) Chironomus proterus (124680) Chironomus requiescens (124683) Chironomus requiescens, Chironomus sepultus (123119) Chironomus scudderiellus (122977 124682)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Germany Chironomus sp. (122407)
MP 2333.9 - 28.4France Chironomus aquisextanus (122535) Chironomus serresi (122536)
MP 3028.4 - 23.03Germany Chironomus sp. 6, Chironomus sp. 7 pupa, Chironomus sp. 8, Chironomus sp. 10, Chironomus sp. 11, Chironomus antiquus, Chironomus bituminosus, Chironomus decrepitus (123945) Chironomus sp. 9 pupa (154946)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France (Bouches-Du-Rhone) Chironomus serresi (122487) Chironomus serresi, Chironomus aquisextanus (122488)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Chironomus gaudini (117252) Chironomus obsoletus (115305) Chironomus oeningensis (113689)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Australia (New South Wales) Chironomus venerabilis, Palaeolycus problematicus (132306)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Texas) Chironomus kirklandi, Chironomus sp. (154909)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Japan Chironomus sp. (188976)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806France Chironomus pliocenicus (113996)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Greenland Axarus sp. (160146) Chironomini indet., Endochironomus sp. (160143 160145) Chironomus sp. (160153) Chironomus sp., Axarus sp. (160144)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117United Kingdom (Worcestershire) Chironomus sp. (163070)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Canada (Ontario) Chironomus sp. (174229 174230)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Wisconsin) Chironomus sp. (169406)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Brazil Chironomus leucomelas (155717)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0New Zealand Tendipedini indet. (164244)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Tanzania Chironomus inclusus, Chironomus haustus (152189)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Madagascar Chironomus sepultus (151372)