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Oryctochlus placidus

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Taxonomy
Oryctochlus placidus was named by Kalugina (1993). Its type specimen is PIN 4072/9, a nymph (pupa), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Olovskoye depression, well 586, 789 m depth (PIN collection 4072), which is in a Hauterivian terrestrial horizon in the Ukurei Formation of the Russian Federation.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Oryctochlus placidus Kalugina p. 128 figs. Pl 14, fig 4; text-fig 6

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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
superfamilyChironomoideaMacquart 1838
familyChironomidaeMacquart 1838
subfamilyPodonominaeThienemann and Edwards 1837
genusOryctochlus
speciesplacidus

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