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Mesosciophila antiqua

Insecta - Diptera - Mesosciophilidae

Taxonomy
Mesoplecia antiqua was named by Hao and Ren (2009). Its type specimen is CNU-DIP-D-NN2008096, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 2008 collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

It was recombined as Mesosciophila antiqua by Lin et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Mesoplecia antiqua Hao and Ren p. 555 fig. 2,3,6
2015Mesosciophila antiqua Lin et al. p. 96

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
suborderNematoceraLatreille 1825
familyMesosciophilidae()
genusMesosciophila
speciesantiqua()

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