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Eoptychoptera modica

Insecta - Diptera - Ptychopteridae

Taxonomy
Proptychoptera modica was named by Lukashevich (1993). Its type specimen is PIN 1255/1504, a wing, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Kubekovo village (PIN collection 1255), which is in a Bajocian/Bathonian lacustrine - large claystone in the Itat Formation of the Russian Federation.

It was recombined as Eoptychoptera modica by Lukashevich et al. (1998) and Lukashevich and Arillo (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Proptychoptera modica Lukashevich p. 114 fig. 2b
1998Eoptychoptera modica Lukashevich et al. p. 328 fig. 20
2016Eoptychoptera modica Lukashevich and Arillo p. 257

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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
genusEoptychoptera
speciesmodica()

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: base of the Bajocian to the top of the Bathonian or 170.30000 to 166.10000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bajocian - Bathonian170.3 - 166.1Russian Federation (Krasnoyarsk) Proptychoptera modica (type locality: 118010)