NOMINA CIRCUMSCRIBENTIA INSECTORUM

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Typified names:

Mesodiptera Crampton 1916

NOMEN: Mesodiptera Crampton 1916: 302 [G.C. Crampton. The lines of descent of the lower pterygotan insects, with notes on the relationships of the other forms. - Entomological News, 1916, 27 (7): 297-307]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Crampton 1916): "Leptid group"

SENIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYM: 

= "Brachycera-Orthorrhapha" auct. (non Brachycera; nec Orthorrhapha)

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Bombylius/f=Tabanus/g [f:1802; g:1758(gen.223)]

TYPIFIED NAMES IN USE: 

MODERN STATUS: the valid, the oldest name of a generally accepted plesiomorphon.
Systematic position of Mesodiptera:

Diptera
  plesiomorphon Nemocera
  Brachocera
 
  plesiomorphon Mesodiptera
    Cyclorapha