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Protomyia stygia

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Taxonomy
Protomyia stygia was named by von Heyden and von Heyden (1865). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Rott (Krantz Bonn coll), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large shale in the Rott Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Plecia stygia by von Heyden (1865), Förster (1891), Statz (1943) and Evenhuis (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Plecia stygia von Heyden
1865Protomyia stygia von Heyden and von Heyden p. 24 figs. Pl 9, figs 1-3
1891Plecia stygia Förster p. 476 figs. Pl 14, figs 18,19
1943Plecia stygia Statz p. 23 figs. Pl VII fig 62
1994Plecia stygia Evenhuis

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
infraorderBibionomorpha
superfamilyBibionoideaNewman 1834
familyBibionidaeNewman 1834
subfamilyPleciinaeDuda 1930
genusProtomyia
speciesstygia

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