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Syrphus lithaphidis

Insecta - Diptera - Syrphidae

Taxonomy
Syrphus lithaphidis was named by Cockerell (1921). Its type specimen is USNM 66585, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is USGS 17-5; Cathedral Bluffs south of Little Tommies Draw, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large shale in the Green River Formation of Colorado.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Syrphus lithaphidis Cockerell p. 253
1945Syrphus lithaphidis Hull p. 264

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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)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Heterodactyla
Eremoneura
suborderCyclorrhapha(Brauer 1863)
familySyrphidae()
subfamilySyrphinae
tribeSyrphini
genusSyrphus
specieslithaphidis

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