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Lithophysa tumulta

Insecta - Diptera - Stratiomyidae

Taxonomy
Lithophysa tumulta was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is Packard 4, an exoskeleton (tolerably well preserved), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Green River (Packard Collection), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite/shale in the Green River Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Lithophysa.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Lithophysa tumulta Scudder p. 566 figs. Pl 9 fig 31

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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)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Homeodactyla
infraorderStratiomyomorpha
familyStratiomyidae()
genusLithophysa
speciestumulta

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