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Asarkina quadrata

Insecta - Diptera - Syrphidae

Taxonomy
Milesia quadrata was named by Scudder (1878). Its type specimen is 14691, an exoskeleton (fine state of preservation), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Petrified fish cut (Richardson Coll), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite/shale in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Asarcina quadrata by Hull (1945); it was recombined as Asarkina quadrata by Evenhuis (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Milesia quadrata Scudder p. 752
1890Milesia quadrata Scudder p. 557 figs. Pl 9 fig 13
1945Asarcina quadrata Hull p. 272 figs. Pl 2, fig D
1994Asarkina quadrata Evenhuis p. 386

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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
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Heterodactyla
Eremoneura
suborderCyclorrhapha()
familySyrphidae()
subfamilySyrphinae
tribeSyrphini
genusAsarkinaMacquart 1842
speciesquadrata()

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