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Cuterebra ascarides

Insecta - Diptera - Oestridae

Taxonomy
Musca ascarides 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 Lithohypoderma.

It was recombined as Lithohypoderma ascarides by Townsend (1916) and Cockerell (1921); it was recombined as Hypoderma ascarides by Cockerell (1916); it was recombined as Cuterebra ascarides by Evenhuis (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Musca ascarides Scudder p. 756
1890Musca ascarides Scudder p. 551 figs. Pl 5 figs 74, 75, 79, 82-87, 98, 101
1916Hypoderma ascarides Cockerell p. 91 figs. Pl 2, figs 4,6,7
1916Lithohypoderma ascarides Townsend p. 129
1921Lithohypoderma ascarides Cockerell p. 250
1994Cuterebra ascarides Evenhuis

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
RankNameAuthor
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Heterodactyla
Eremoneura
suborderCyclorrhapha()
Schizophora
CalyptrataeRobineau-Desvoidy 1830
superfamilyOestroideaLeach 1815
familyOestridae
subfamilyCuterebrinae
genusCuterebraClark 1815
speciesascarides()

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