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Dixidae (meniscus midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Dixidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Dixidae Van der Wulp p. 336
1921Dixa priscula Cockerell p. 466 fig. 26
1992Dixa cimbrica Ansorge p. 514 figs. 1-3
1992Dixidae Carpenter
1994Dixidae Evenhuis
2007Dixidae Yeates et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
infraorderCulicomorpha
superfamilyCulicoidea
familyDixidaeVan der Wulp 1877
familyDixidaeVan der Wulp 1877

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Hettangian to the top of the Chattian or 201.30000 to 23.03000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 190.8 Ma

Collections (20 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Hettangian - Sinemurian201.3 - 190.8Kyrgyzstan (Tonskiy) Syndixa liasina (105084)
Bajocian - Bathonian170.3 - 166.1Russian Federation (Krasnoyarsk) Eucorethrina flexa, Syndixa sibirica, Syndixa mollis (118010)
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3Kazakhstan (Chimkent) Eucorethrina sp. (105426)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Russian Federation (Yakutiya) Eucorethrina sp. (110818)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Mongolia Eucorethrina convexa (104748)
Early/Lower Berriasian145.0 - 140.2United Kingdom (England) Eucorethrina westwoodi (118914)
Late/Upper Berriasian145.0 - 140.2United Kingdom (England) Dixidae indet. (104003) Eucorethrina westwoodi (103833)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03Australia (Victoria) Dixidae indet. (77192)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Denmark Dixa cimbrica (123796)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Montana) Dixella curvistyla (135665) Dixella eomarginata, Dixella spinilobata (135666) Dixella intacta (183409)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Dixa priscula (123960)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Poland Dixa minuta, Paradixa filiforceps, Paradixa distans (109625)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation (Kaliningrad) Dixa minuta (123420) Dixa succinea (123927) Paradixa succinea (123926)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France (Bouches-Du-Rhone) Dixa hyalipennis (122488) Eriopterites tertiaria (113712)