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Oryctochlus vulcanus

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Taxonomy
Oryctochlus vulcanus was named by Kalugina (1985). Its type specimen is PIN 3053/997, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Uda River (PIN collection 3053), which is in an Oxfordian/Kimmeridgian terrestrial horizon in the Uda Formation of the Russian Federation. It is the type species of Oryctochlus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Oryctochlus vulcanus Kalugina pp. 85-89 figs. 40; Pl IV fig 1-7
1993Oryctochlus vulcanus Kalugina p. 129

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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
speciesvulcanus

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