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Ptychoptera miocenica

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Taxonomy
Bittacomorpha miocenica was named by Cockerell (1910). Its type specimen is UCM 8636, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Florissant, Station 13B, which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

It was recombined as Ptychoptera miocenica by Lukashevich et al. (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Bittacomorpha miocenica Cockerell p. 280 fig. 2
2001Ptychoptera miocenica Lukashevich et al. p. 457

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
suborderNematoceraLatreille 1825
infraorderPtychopteromorpha
familyPtychopteridaeOsten-Sacken 1862
subfamilyPtychopterinaeSchiner 1864
genusPtychoptera
speciesmiocenica()

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