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Prolibythea florissanti

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Nymphalidae

Taxonomy
Barbarothea florissanti was named by Scudder (1892). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Florissant (Long collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

It was recombined as Libytheana florissanti by Sohn et al. (2012) and Kawahara (2013); it was recombined as Prolibythea florissanti by de Jong (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Barbarothea florissanti Scudder p. 23 figs. Pl 3 figs 1-5
1976Oligodonta florissantensis Brown p. 4 figs. 1-3
2012Libytheana florissanti Sohn et al. p. 65
2013Libytheana florissanti Kawahara p. 54
2017Prolibythea florissanti de Jong p. 27

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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
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
RankNameAuthor
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAmphiesmenopteraHennig 1969
orderLepidoptera
suborderGlossata()
CoelolepidaNielsen and Kristensen 1996
MyoglossataKristensen and Nielsen 1981
NeolepidopteraPackard 1895
infraorderHeteroneuraTillyard 1918
EulepidopteraBorner 1939
DitrysiaBorner 1939
ApoditrysiaMinet 1983
ObtectomeraMinet 1986
superfamilyPapilionoidea
familyNymphalidaeSwainson 1837
subfamilyLibytheinae(Boisduval 1836)
genusProlibythea
speciesflorissanti()

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