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Plecia bucklandi

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Taxonomy
Protomyia bucklandi was named by Heer (1849). It is a compression fossil.

It was recombined as Penthetria bucklandi by Evenhuis (1994); it was recombined as Plecia bucklandi by Förster (1891), Theobald (1937) and Skartveit and Nel (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Protomyia bucklandi Heer p. 238 figs. Pl 16, fig 22
1856Protomyia bucklandi Heer p. 35
1856Protomyia elegans Heer p. 36
1856Protomyia gracilis Heer p. 36 figs. Pl 2, fig 2a
1870Bibio edwardsii Oustalet p. 130 figs. Pl 5, figs 1-11
1878Plecia edwardsii Brongniart p. 48
1891Plecia bucklandi Förster p. 470 figs. Pl 14, fig 13
1937Plecia bucklandi Theobald p. 230
1937Plecia dilatativentris Theobald p. 338 figs. Pl XXII fig 14
1937Plecia elegans Theobald p. 340 figs. Pl XXII fig 19
1937Plecia gracilis Theobald p. 340 figs. Pl XXII fig 18
1994Penthetria bucklandi Evenhuis
1994Penthetria edwardsi Evenhuis
1994Penthetria elegans Evenhuis
1994Penthetria gracilis Evenhuis
2001Plecia edwardsii Gee et al. p. 346
2017Plecia bucklandi Skartveit and Nel p. 39 figs. 20-24, 110-113

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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
superfamilyBibionoideaNewman 1834
familyBibionidaeNewman 1834
subfamilyPleciinaeDuda 1930
genusPleciaWiedemann 1823
speciesbucklandi()

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