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Published: 2021-09-24

A Gondwanan record of the extinct genus Cretobibio (Diptera: Bibionidae)

Elena D. Lukashevich, Borissiak Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Dalton S. Amorim, Departamento de Biologia, FFCLRP, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Guilherme C. Ribeiro, Centro de Ciências Naturais e Humanas, Universidade Federal do ABC (UFABC), Santo André, São Paulo, Brazil
Diptera Bibionidae Crato Formation Early Cretaceous new taxa Brazil


A new species of Cretobibio Skartveit & Ansorge, 2020, a genus formerly known only from the Lower Cretaceous of Spain, is described from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil (Crato Formation, upper Aptian). A critical overview of scarce Mesozoic record of the Bibionidae is given.


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