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Sciophila hyatti

Insecta - Diptera - Mycetophilidae

Taxonomy
Sciophila hyattii was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is Lee 99, a wing (wing & fragments of leg), 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.

It was corrected as Sciophila hyatti by Evenhuis (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Sciophila hyattii Scudder p. 597 figs. Pl 10 fig 6
1994Sciophila hyatti Evenhuis p. 166

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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
superfamilySciaroideaBillberg 1820
familyMycetophilidaeNewman 1835
subfamilySciophilinaeWinnertz 1863
tribeSciophiliniWinnertz 1863
genusSciophila
specieshyatti()

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