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Heptatoma oeningensis

Insecta - Diptera - Tabanidae

Taxonomy
Hexatoma oeningensis was named by Heer (1865). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Oeningen (Zurich collection), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Heptatoma oeningensis by Evenhuis (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Hexatoma oeningensis Heer p. 396 fig. 321
1885Hexatoma oeningensis Scudder p. 808 fig. 1078
1994Heptatoma oeningensis Evenhuis p. 288

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
suborderBrachyceraZetterstedt 1842
Homeodactyla
infraorderTabanomorphaHennig 1948
familyTabanidae()
genusHeptatoma
speciesoeningensis()

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: Sarmatian or 12.70000 to 11.60800 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Hexatoma oeningensis (type locality: 117252)