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Penthetria longa

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Taxonomy
Protomyia longa was named by Heer (1849). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Radoboj (Montanistischen Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.

It was recombined as Plecia longa by Theobald (1937); it was recombined as Penthetria longa by Evenhuis (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Protomyia longa Heer p. 233 figs. Pl 16, fig 20
1870Protomyia longa Oustalet p. 139 figs. Pl 5, fig 16
1937Plecia longa Theobald p. 136 figs. Pl II fig 9
1994Penthetria longa Evenhuis

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

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