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Agromyzidae (leaf-miner fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Agromyzidae

Taxonomy
Agromyzidae was named by Bigot (1852). It is extant.

It was assigned to Brachycera by Carpenter (1992); and to Schizophora by Wiegmann et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1852Agromyzidae Bigot p. 486
1992Agromyzidae Carpenter
2011Agromyzidae Wiegmann et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Heterodactyla
Eremoneura
suborderCyclorrhapha(Brauer 1863)
SchizophoraBecher 1882
familyAgromyzidaeBigot 1852
familyAgromyzidaeBigot 1852

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 Chadronian to the top of the Burdigalian or 37.20000 to 15.97000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 33.9 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Agromyza praecursor (106381) Melanagromyza prisca, Melanagromyza tephrias (124681)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4France Anthomyia pusilla (121474)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Kenya Agromyzidae indet. (38060)