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Bombycites oeningensis

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Bombycidae

Taxonomy
Bombycites oeningensis was named by Heer (1849). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Oeningen (Zurich collection), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany. It is the type species of Bombycites.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Bombycites oeningensis Heer p. 183 figs. Pl 14, fig 7

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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)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
RankNameAuthor
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAmphiesmenopteraHennig 1969
orderLepidoptera
suborderGlossata()
CoelolepidaNielsen and Kristensen 1996
MyoglossataKristensen and Nielsen 1981
NeolepidopteraPackard 1895
infraorderHeteroneuraTillyard 1918
EulepidopteraBorner 1939
DitrysiaBorner 1939
ApoditrysiaMinet 1983
ObtectomeraMinet 1986
MacroheteroceraChapman 1893
superfamilyBombycoidea
familyBombycidae()
genusBombycites
speciesoeningensis

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