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Penthetria longiventris

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Taxonomy
Plecia longiventris was named by Theobald (1937). Its type specimen is Nimes. Museum Ni 7(3), an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Les Fumades, which is in an Eocene lacustrine marl in France.

It was recombined as Penthetria longiventris by Skartveit and Nel (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Plecia longiventris Theobald p. 133 figs. Pl II fig 16; Pl XI fig 18
1937Plecia superba Theobald p. 134 figs. Pl II fig 15
2017Penthetria longiventris Skartveit and Nel p. 27 figs. 11, 85-89

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
infraorderBibionomorpha
superfamilyBibionoideaNewman 1834
familyBibionidaeNewman 1834
subfamilyPleciinaeDuda 1930
genusPenthetria
specieslongiventris()

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