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Plecia morio

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Taxonomy
Bibio morio 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 morio by Skartveit and Nel (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Bibio incrassatus Heer p. 221 figs. Pl 16, fig 12
1849Bibio morio Heer p. 222 figs. Pl 16, fig 13
1856Bibio morio Heer p. 33
1865Protomyia collossea von Heyden and von Heyden p. 21 figs. Pl 8, fig 3
1928Bibio morio Pongr√°cz p. 183 figs. 38, 47
1937Bibio morio Theobald p. 332
1943Plecia collossea Statz p. 14
1994Plecia collossea Evenhuis
2017Plecia morio Skartveit and Nel p. 55 figs. 47, 48, 154-159

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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
genusPleciaWiedemann 1823
speciesmorio()

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