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Mesomphrale asiaticum

Insecta - Diptera

Taxonomy
Mesomphrale asiatica was named by Hong and Wang (1990). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is 84GTN4, Nanligezhuang, Tuanwang Town, Laiyang City, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale in the Laiyang Formation of China. It is the type species of Mesomphrale.

It was corrected as Mesomphrale asiaticum by Nagatomi and Yang (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Mesomphrale asiatica Hong and Wang p. 156 figs. Pl 23, fig 3; text-figs 6.5.160-162
1998Mesomphrale asiaticum Nagatomi and Yang p. 143 figs. 99-101

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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
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
genusMesomphrale
speciesasiaticum()

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