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Eoptychoptera simplex

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Taxonomy
Eoptychoptera simplex was named by Handlirsch (1906). Its type specimen is GPIG 120/5, a wing, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany. It is the type species of Eoptychoptera.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Eoptychoptera simplex Handlirsch p. 489 figs. Pl XLIII fig 3
1906Proptychoptera liasina Handlirsch p. 489
1920Proptychoptera maculata Handlirsch p. 204 fig. 176
1939Proptychoptera megapolitana Handlirsch p. 106 figs. Pl 10, fig 186
1939Proptychoptera similis Handlirsch p. 106 figs. Pl 10 fig 181
1953Acritorhyphus ramosus Bode p. 299 figs. Pl. 14, fig. 385
1953Proptychoptera minor Bode p. 300 figs. Pl. 15, fig. 387
1953Proptychoptera ovalis Bode p. 301 figs. Pl. 15, fig. 388
1985Proptychoptera liasina Kalugina p. 39
1994Eoptychoptera simplex Evenhuis
1994Proptychoptera liasina Evenhuis
1996Eoptychoptera liasina Ansorge p. 81 figs. 63; Pl 14 fig 1-2
1998Eoptychoptera simplex Lukashevich et al. p. 321 figs. 3-10
2001Eoptychoptera simplex Lukashevich et al. p. 454
2016Eoptychoptera simplex Lukashevich and Arillo p. 256 fig. 2C
2018Eoptychoptera simplex Kopeć et al. p. 166 fig. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
suborderNematoceraLatreille 1825
infraorderPtychopteromorpha
familyPtychopteridaeOsten-Sacken 1862
subfamilyEoptychopterinae
genusEoptychoptera
speciessimplex

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: Early/Lower Toarcian or 183.00000 to 182.00000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany Proptychoptera liasina, Eoptychoptera simplex, Proptychoptera maculata, Proptychoptera similis, Proptychoptera megapolitana (type locality: 123987)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) Eoptychoptera liasina (114993)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany (Niedersachsen) Acritorhyphus ramosus (107321) Proptychoptera minor (105002) Proptychoptera ovalis (108447)
Falciferum183.0 - 182.0Germany Eoptychoptera simplex (192037)