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New chironomids from Eocene Sakhalinian amber (Diptera; Chironomidae; Orthocladiinae)

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Non-biting midges (Diptera: Chironomidae) are recorded in the Sakhalinian amber (Russia) for the first time. Pseudorthocladius zherikhini sp. n. is described in an extant genus of Orthocladiinae also known from the Baltic amber. Antillocladus sp. (Orthocladiinae) is the first representative of this genus recorded from fossil resins.

Affiliations: 1: 1 I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine B. Khmelnytskogo 15, 01601 Kiev, Ukraine


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