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Mesorhyphus nanus

Insecta - Diptera - Anisopodidae

Taxonomy
Mesorhyphus nanus was named by Handlirsch (1920). Its type specimen is GPI EMAU 123/92, a wing, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany.

It was recombined as Olbiogaster nanus by Cockerell (1924).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Eoplecia primitiva Handlirsch p. 203 fig. 175
1920Mesorhyphus nanus Handlirsch p. 203 fig. 174
1924Olbiogaster nanus Cockerell p. 30
1939Mesorhyphus nanus Handlirsch p. 102 figs. Pl 10, fig 180
1939Mesorhyphus areolatus Handlirsch p. 103 figs. Pl 10, fig 182
1939Eoplecia primitiva Handlirsch p. 104 figs. Pl 10, fig 188
1946Eoplecia primitiva Rohdendorf p. 43 fig. 48
1994Mesorhyphus nanus Amorim and Tozoni p. 534
1995Mesorhyphus nanus Ansorge and Krzemiński p. 169 figs. 1-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraB├Ârner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
infraorderBibionomorpha
superfamilyAnisopodoideaKnab 1912
familyAnisopodidaeKnab 1912
subfamilyOlbiogastrinaeHennig 1973
genusMesorhyphus
speciesnanus

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