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Ethmia mortuella

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Elachistidae

Taxonomy
Psecadia mortuella was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is MCZ 4155, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

It was recombined as Ethmia mortuella by Clapham (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Psecadia mortuella Scudder p. 603 figs. Pl 15 figs 12, 17
2018Ethmia mortuella Clapham

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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
RankNameAuthor
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAmphiesmenopteraHennig 1969
orderLepidoptera
suborderGlossata()
CoelolepidaNielsen and Kristensen 1996
MyoglossataKristensen and Nielsen 1981
NeolepidopteraPackard 1895
infraorderHeteroneuraTillyard 1918
EulepidopteraBorner 1939
DitrysiaBorner 1939
superfamilyGelechioideaStainton 1854
familyElachistidaeStainton 1854
subfamilyEthmiinae(Busck 1909)
genusEthmiaHubner 1819
speciesmortuella()

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