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Chironomoidea

Insecta - Diptera

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Chironomoidea Macquart
1985Chironomoidea Kalugina p. 81
1986Chironomidea Kalugina
1990Chironomoidea Grimaldi p. 166
2007Chironomoidea Yeates et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
infraorderCulicomorpha
superfamilyChironomoideaMacquart 1838
superfamilyChironomoideaMacquart 1838

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Aegean to the top of the Holocene or 247.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 242.0 Ma

Collections (296 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aegean247.2 - 242.0France Anisinodus crinitus (106916)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3United Kingdom (England) Aenne triassica (115590)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) Podonominae indet., Oryctochlus toarciensis, Podonomius tumidus, Aenne liasina (114993)
Falciferum183.0 - 182.0Germany (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) Aenne liasina (151350)
Toarcian182.7 - 174.1Russian Federation (Krasnoyarsk) Podonomius minimus (110819)
Bajocian - Bathonian170.3 - 166.1Russian Federation (Krasnoyarsk) Podonomius simplex, Podonomius rotundatus, Podonomius minimus, Podonomius undulatus (118010)
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3Kazakhstan (Chimkent) Protobibio jurassicus (115717)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3Russian Federation (Buryat) Podonomius tugnuicus, Podonomius splendidus, Mesopelopia fittkaui (105017)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3Russian Federation (Buryatia) Podonominae indet. (143413) Simulimima grandis (124595)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3Russian Federation (Chita) Chironomidae indet. (125499)
Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian163.5 - 152.1Russian Federation (Buryat) Oryctochlus affinis, Oryctochlus minutus, Tanypodites gorchonensis (114614) Oryctochlus vulcanus, Ulaia magna, Oryctochlus longilobus, Oryctochlus minor, Oryctochlus affinis, Ulaia montana, Ulaia reducta, Jurochlus sibiricus, Jurochlus rigor, Ulaimailonia mixta, Ulaimailoniella fusiformis, Ulaimailia vetula, Mailonia pallida, Tophocladius stygialis (104950)
Oxfordian - Kimmeridgian163.5 - 152.1Russian Federation (Chita) Mogsonomus tophus (114661)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Mongolia Oryctochlus brundini (121393) Tanypodinae indet., Cretaenne rasnicyni, Podonomius macromastix, Podonomius blepharis, Podonomius robustus, Oryctochlus kaluginae, Jurochlus trivittatus, Jurochlus limbatus, Jurochlus lineatus (104748)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Russian Federation (Chita) Podonominae indet., Kovalevimyia lacrimosa, Oryctochlus mirificus, Glushkovella pallida, Ulaia spp., Ulaia communis (123197) Podonominae indet., Oryctochlus mirificus, Ulaia communis (125407) Podonominae indet., Oryctochlus sp., Kovalevimyia lacrimosa, Ulaia communis, Ulaia magna (114307) Ulaia communis (138153)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Mongolia (Dund-Gov’ Aymag) Ulaia communis (122321)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Russian Federation Oryctochlus mirificus, Ulaia communis (138150 138151) Oryctochlus vulcanus (125408) Podonominae indet. (124812) Ulaia communis (119398)
Late/Upper Berriasian145.0 - 140.2United Kingdom (England) Archiaustroconops besti (154198) Chironomidae indet. (104003)
Middle Berriasian145.0 - 140.2United Kingdom (England) Chironomus extinctus, Chironomidae indet. (104008)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9China (Shaanxi) Huabeitendipes wuqiensis (140459 140460)
Valanginian - Barremian139.8 - 125.0Mongolia (Dornogov) Jurochlus adustus, Eugenodiamesa makarchenkoi, Langtonius cynaricaudatus (113407)