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Palaeostratiomyia pygmaea

Insecta - Diptera - Rhagionidae

Taxonomy
Palaeostratiomyia pygmaea was named by Rohdendorf (1938). Its type specimen is PIN 2452/454, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Karatau-Karabastau (PIN collection 2452), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Palaeostratiomyia pygmaea Rohdendorf p. 33
1964Palaeostratiomyia pygmaea Rohdendorf p. 235
1998Palaeostratiomyia pygmaea Nagatomi and Yang p. 132 figs. 75, 76

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Homeodactyla
infraorderTabanomorphaHennig 1948
familyRhagionidae()
genusPalaeostratiomyia
speciespygmaea

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