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Plecia pictipennis

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Taxonomy
Penthetria pictipennis was named by Handlirsch (1910). Its type specimen is GSC 7256, a wing (beautifully preserved wing), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Tulameen river, opposite Vermilion cliff, which is in a Lutetian lacustrine horizon in the Allenby Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Plecia pictipennis by Rice (1959).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Penthetria pictipennis Handlirsch p. 106 figs. 9-11
1910Penthetria separanda Handlirsch p. 112 fig. 18
1910Penthetria lambei Handlirsch p. 116 fig. 23
1910Penthetria ovalis Handlirsch p. 117 fig. 24
1959Plecia pictipennis Rice p. 15 figs. Pl III figs 2, 5, 8; Pl IV figs 4, 6; Fig 7 Nos. 1-11; Fig 8 Nos. 1-4

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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)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
infraorderBibionomorpha
superfamilyBibionoideaNewman 1834
familyBibionidaeNewman 1834
subfamilyPleciinaeDuda 1930
genusPleciaWiedemann 1823
speciespictipennis()

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