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Mythicomyiidae

Insecta - Diptera - Mythicomyiidae

Taxonomy
Mythicomyiidae was named by Melander (1902). It is extant. Its type is Mythicomyia.

It was reranked as the tribe Mythicomyiini by Hennig (1966).

It was assigned to Cyrtosiinae by Hennig (1966); to Asiloidea by Grimaldi et al. (2011); and to Bombylioidea by Nel and De Ploeg (2004) and Myskowiak et al. (2016).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Acrocera hirsuta Scudder p. 755
1890Acrocera hirsuta Scudder p. 563 figs. Pl 5 fig 5
1902Mythicomyiidae Melander
1966Mythicomyiini Hennig p. 14
2004Mythicomyiidae Nel and De Ploeg
2011Mythicomyiidae Grimaldi et al. p. 312
2016Mythicomyiidae Myskowiak et al. p. 583

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Heterodactyla
superfamilyAsiloidea
familyMythicomyiidaeMelander 1902
familyMythicomyiidaeMelander 1902

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