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Pseudoacarterus orapaensis

Insecta - Diptera - Hybotidae

Taxonomy
Pseudoacarterus orapaensis was named by Waters (1989). Its type specimen is BP/2/25224ab, an exoskeleton (mangled body with well preserved wings), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Orapa (Bernard Price Institute), which is in a Turonian lacustrine - large mudstone in Botswana. It is the type species of Pseudoacarterus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Pseudoacarterus orapaensis Waters p. 658 figs. 1-3; Pl 77

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Heterodactyla
Eremoneura
superfamilyEmpidoideaLatreille 1804
familyHybotidaeMeigen 1820
subfamilyHybotinaeMeigen 1820
genusPseudoacarterus
speciesorapaensis

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