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Chironomus almelanderi

Insecta - Diptera - Chironomidae

Taxonomy
Chironomus almelanderi was named by Arnaud (1966). It is a compression fossil.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Chironomus sepultus Melander p. 16
1966Chironomus almelanderi Arnaud p. 162

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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
infraorderCulicomorpha
superfamilyChironomoideaMacquart 1838
familyChironomidaeMacquart 1838
subfamilyChironominaeMacquart 1838
tribeChironominiMacquart 1838
genusChironomus
speciesalmelanderi

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: Chadronian or 37.20000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Chironomus sepultus (123119)