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Plecia curtula

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Taxonomy
Penthetria curtula was named by Handlirsch (1910). Its type specimen is GSC 7270, a wing, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Horsefly Mine, which is in a Ypresian lacustrine shale in Canada.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Penthetria avunculus Handlirsch p. 114 figs. 20, 21
1910Penthetria curtula Handlirsch p. 119 fig. 27
1959Plecia curtula Rice p. 10 figs. Pl I fig 9-11; Fig 4 No. 1-7

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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
speciescurtula()

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