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Milichiella dominicana

Insecta - Diptera - Milichiidae

Taxonomy
Milichiella dominicana was named by Brake (2006). Its type specimen is AMNH, no. DR-2-50, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Milichiella dominicana Brake p. 375 fig. 6,10,11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Heterodactyla
Eremoneura
suborderCyclorrhapha()
Schizophora
familyMilichiidaeSchiner 1864
subfamilyMilichiinaeSchiner 1864
genusMilichiellaGiglio-Tos 1895
speciesdominicana

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Langhian or 20.44000 to 13.82000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Dominican Republic Milichiella dominicana (type locality: 122982)