Parachasmatonotus, Published, 2007

Published, First, 2007, Chironomid midges from early Eocene amber of France (Diptera: Chironomidae), Zootaxa 1404, pp. 1-66: 29

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Genus Parachasmatonotus   n. gen.

Type species: Parachasmatonotus oesiensis   n. sp.

Etymology: We name this genus for its similarities with the recent genus Chasmatonotus   .

Diagnosis: Eye without dorsomedial extension; male antenna with 11 flagellomeres; squama fringed; scutum with median longitudinal groove on its anterior two thirds, followed by small scutal tubercle and high posterior gibbosity (main character); squama fringed; gonostylus robust and simple; anal point narrow and elongate.