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Eoptychopterina postica

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Taxonomy
Eoptychopterina postica was named by Liu et al. (2012). Its type specimen is CNU-DIP-NN2011001, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 2011 collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Jiulongshan Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Eoptychopterina postica Liu et al. p. 56 fig. 1,2

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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
suborderNematoceraLatreille 1825
infraorderPtychopteromorpha
familyPtychopteridaeOsten-Sacken 1862
subfamilyEoptychopterinae
genusEoptychopterina
speciespostica

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