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Sciara protogaea

Insecta - Diptera - Sciaridae

Taxonomy
Cecidomyia protogaea was named by Heer (1856). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (Murchison collection), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France.

It was recombined as Sciara protogaea by Theobald (1937) and Theobald (1937); it was considered a nomen dubium by Gagné and Jaschhof (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Cecidomyia protogaea Heer p. 32 figs. Pl 2, fig 4
1937Sciara protogaea Theobald p. 286 figs. Pl XX fig 4

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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
superfamilySciaroidea
familySciaridae()
subfamilySciarinae
genusSciara
speciesprotogaea()

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