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Xylophaga

Insecta - Diptera - Xylophagidae

Taxonomy
Xylophaga was named by Turton (1822) [Sepkoski's age data: T R Sepkoski's reference number: 803]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Pholadidae by Wienrich (1999); to Myoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Xylophagidae by Bouchet et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Xylophaga Turton
1999Xylophaga Wienrich p. 258
2002Xylophaga Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Xylophaga Bouchet et al.

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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
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Homeodactyla
familyXylophagidaeFallen 1810
genusXylophagaTurton 1822

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: base of the Bartonian to the top of the Gelasian or 41.30000 to 1.80600 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Mississippi) X. mississippiensis (90642)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Alabama) X. mississippiensis (2421)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Grenada X. sp. (58667)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Germany (North Rhein-Westfalia) X. sp. (61898)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Denmark X. sp. (98312)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Jamaica X. sp. (58522)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Belgium X. sp. (86807)