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Chironomaptera gobiensis

Insecta - Diptera - Chaoboridae

Taxonomy
Chironomopsis gobiensis was named by Cockerell (1924). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Mt. Uskuk, Ondai Sair (AMNH 3rd expedition), which is in an Aptian lacustrine shale in the Anda-Khuduk Formation of Mongolia.

It was recombined as Chironomaptera gobiensis by Kalugina (1980), Kalugina (1986) and Borkent (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Chironomopsis gobiensis Cockerell pp. 142-143 figs. Pl II fig 6, 7
1980Chironomaptera gobiensis Kalugina fig. 1i
1986Chironomaptera gobiensis Kalugina p. 117
2014Chironomaptera gobiensis Borkent p. 483

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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
familyChaoboridaeEdwards 1920
genusChironomaptera
speciesgobiensis()

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