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Eoptychoptera altaica

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Taxonomy
Proptychoptera altaica was named by Kalugina (1988). Its type specimen is PIN 3791/4809, an exoskeleton (male fly missing head & legs), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Bahar outcrop 208/3 (PIN collection 3791), which is in a Bajocian/Bathonian lacustrine - large claystone in the Ortsog Formation of Mongolia.

It was recombined as Eoptychoptera altaica by Lukashevich et al. (1998) and Lukashevich and Arillo (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Proptychoptera altaica Kalugina p. 83 figs. Pl xvi fig 2; Fig 2
1998Eoptychoptera altaica Lukashevich et al. p. 329 fig. 21
2016Eoptychoptera altaica Lukashevich and Arillo p. 256

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
suborderNematoceraLatreille 1825
infraorderPtychopteromorpha
familyPtychopteridaeOsten-Sacken 1862
subfamilyEoptychopterinae
genusEoptychoptera
speciesaltaica()

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