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Neoculicites depereti

Insecta - Diptera - Culicidae

Taxonomy
Culicites depereti was named by Meunier (1915). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (Inst. Geol. Lyon), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France. It is the type species of Culicites, Neoculicites.

It was recombined as Neoculicites depereti by Evenhuis (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Culicites depereti Meunier p. 17 fig. 19
1994Neoculicites depereti Evenhuis

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
infraorderCulicomorpha
superfamilyCulicoidea
familyCulicidae
genusNeoculicites
speciesdepereti()

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