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Sackenia arcuata

Insecta - Diptera - Mycetophilidae

Taxonomy
Sackenia arcuata 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. It is the type species of Sackenia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Sackenia arcuata Scudder p. 754
1885Sackenia arcuata Scudder p. 811 fig. 1088
1890Sackenia arcuata Scudder p. 595 figs. Pl 5 figs 3, 4, 12, 13
1909Sackenia arcuata Johannsen p. 85

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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
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
infraorderBibionomorpha
superfamilySciaroidea
familyMycetophilidaeNewman 1835
subfamilyMycetophilinaeNewman 1835
genusSackenia
speciesarcuata

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