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Plecia livida

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Taxonomy
Protomyia livida was named by Heer (1849). 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 Penthetria livida by Handlirsch (1907) and Evenhuis (1994); it was recombined as Plecia livida by Theobald (1937) and Skartveit and Nel (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Protomyia livida Heer p. 239
1856Protomyia livida Giebel p. 226
1856Protomyia brevipennis Heer p. 35 figs. Pl 2, fig 1
1856Protomyia livida Heer p. 35
1907Penthetria livida Handlirsch p. 954
1937Plecia livida Theobald p. 339 figs. Pl VII fig 9; Pl XXII fig 13, 16
1937Plecia constricta Theobald p. 342 figs. Pl XXII fig 3
1937Plecia flichei Theobald p. 406 figs. Pl XXIX fig 19
1937Plecia fusciventris Theobald p. 407 figs. Pl XXIX fig 13
1937Plecia brevithoracis Theobald p. 409 figs. Pl XXIX fig 15
1937Plecia cerestensis Theobald pp. 409, 410 figs. Pl XXIX fig 18
1937Plecia goreti Theobald p. 409 figs. Pl XXIX fig 11
1937Plecia maculitarsis Theobald p. 411 figs. Pl XXIX fig 5
1937Plecia maculiventris Theobald p. 411 figs. Pl XXIX fig 5
1937Plecia brevipennis Theobald p. 412 figs. Pl VIII fig 3
1994Penthetria brevipennis Evenhuis
1994Penthetria livida Evenhuis
2017Plecia livida Skartveit and Nel p. 48 figs. 36, 37, 39, 41, 132-143

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercophora
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
specieslivida()

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