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Chironomus patens

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Taxonomy
Chironomus patens was named by Scudder (1877). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Chagrin Valley, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large shale in the Green River Formation of Colorado.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Chironomus patens Scudder p. 744
1890Chironomus patens Scudder p. 580 figs. Pl 5 figs 18, 19, 28

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
infraorderCulicomorpha
superfamilyChironomoideaMacquart 1838
familyChironomidaeMacquart 1838
subfamilyChironominaeMacquart 1838
tribeChironominiMacquart 1838
genusChironomus
speciespatens

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