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Penthetria intermedia

Insecta - Diptera - Bibionidae

Taxonomy
Mycetophaetus intermedius was named by Scudder (1892). Its type specimen is MCZ 3986, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado. It is the type species of Mycetophaetus.

It was recombined as Plecia intermedia by Rice (1959); it was recombined as Penthetria intermedia by Fitzgerald (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Mycetophaetus intermedius Scudder p. 20 figs. Pl II fig 5
1909Mycetophaetus intermedius Johannsen p. 8
1959Plecia intermedia Rice p. 9 figs. Fig 3 No. 10
1999Penthetria intermedia Fitzgerald p. 186

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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
infraorderBibionomorpha
superfamilyBibionoideaNewman 1834
familyBibionidaeNewman 1834
subfamilyPleciinaeDuda 1930
genusPenthetria
speciesintermedia()

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