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Paleoculicis minutus

Insecta - Diptera - Culicidae

Taxonomy
Paleoculicis minutus was named by Poinar et al. (2000). Its type specimen is TMP 95.73.1, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Grassy Lake, Medicine Hat (TMP coll), which is in a Campanian terrestrial amber in the Foremost Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Paleoculicis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Paleoculicis minutus Poinar et al. p. 121 fig. 1,2

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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
infraorderCulicomorpha
superfamilyCulicoidea
familyCulicidae
genusPaleoculicis
speciesminutus

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