A new chironomid (Insecta: Diptera) from Wealden amber (Lower Cretaceous) of the Isle of Wight (UK)

Geologica Acta

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Title A new chironomid (Insecta: Diptera) from Wealden amber (Lower Cretaceous) of the Isle of Wight (UK)
 
Creator JARZEMBOWSKI, E.
AZAR, D.
NEL, A.
 
Subject Insecta; Diptera; Chironomidae; Barremian; United Kingdom
 
Description The first insect from the Wealden amber of the Isle of Wight (early Barremian) is formally described. Dungeyella gavini n. gen., n. sp. (Diptera: Chironomidae) is a tiny buchonomyiine/podonomian with specialised wing venation and probably lived in an araucarian riparian woodland with seasonal resin production. It is in one of the oldest-known ambers with insect inclusions.
 
Publisher Geologica Acta
Geologica Acta
Geologica Acta
 
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Date 2009-04-24
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://revistes.ub.edu/index.php/GEOACTA/article/view/105.000000257
10.1344/105.000000257
 
Source Geologica Acta; Vol 6, No 3; 285-291
Geologica Acta; Vol 6, No 3; 285-291
Geologica Acta; Vol 6, No 3; 285-291
1696-5728
1695-6133
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://revistes.ub.edu/index.php/GEOACTA/article/view/105.000000257/4265
 
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