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Psilota tabidosa

Insecta - Diptera - Syrphidae

Taxonomy
Psilota tabidosa was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is Lee 59, an exoskeleton (fly missing head), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Green River (Lee Collection), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite/shale in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Psilota tabidosa Scudder p. 561 figs. Pl 9 fig 9

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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
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Heterodactyla
Eremoneura
suborderCyclorrhapha()
familySyrphidae()
genusPsilotaMeigen
speciestabidosa

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