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Microphor defunctus

Insecta - Diptera - Dolichopodidae

Taxonomy
Microphorus defunctus was named by Handlirsch (1910). 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 Microphor defunctus by Evenhuis (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Microphorus defunctus Handlirsch p. 124 figs. 32, 33
1994Microphor defunctus Evenhuis

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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
familyDolichopodidaeLatreille 1809
subfamilyMicrophorinaeCollin 1960
genusMicrophorMacquart 1827
speciesdefunctus()

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