The oldest representative of Helius Lepeletier & Serville 1828 (Diptera: Limoniidae) from Lebanese amber (Early Cretaceous)

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Helius lebanensis sp.n., the oldest representative of the genus Helius Lepeletier & Serville 1828 (Diptera: Limoniidae), from Lebanese amber (Early Cretaceous) is characterized, illustrated and described. A hypothesis of origin and evolution of the genus Helius with association with the Angiosperms is provided and discussed. A complete list of fossil limoniids belonging to Helius is given.

The oldest representative of Helius Lepeletier & Serville 1828 (Diptera: Limoniidae) from Lebanese amber (Early Cretaceous)

in Insect Systematics & Evolution



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