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Plecia similkameena

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Taxonomy
Penthetria similkameena was named by Scudder (1879). Its type specimen is GSC 6172, an exoskeleton (male with wing attached), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is 3 miles up North Fork of Similkameen River, which is in a Ypresian lacustrine shale/siltstone in the Allenby Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Plecia similkameena by Scudder (1885), Scudder (1890) and Rice (1959).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Penthetria similkameena Scudder p. 176
1885Plecia similkameena Scudder p. 811 fig. 1086
1890Plecia similkameena Scudder p. 583 figs. Pl 3 figs 20-22
1959Plecia similkameena Rice pp. 12-13 figs. Pl II figs 5, 9; Fig 5 Nos. 1-4

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

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