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Megasecoptera

Insecta - Megasecoptera

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Megasecoptera Brongniart p. 63
1889Archaeoscolex Matthew p. 59
1889Archaeoscolex corneus Matthew p. 59 figs. Pl 4, fig 11
1924Protohymenoptera Tillyard p. 112
1929Synsecoptera Martynov
1932Megasecoptera Martynov
1932Protohymenoptera Martynov p. 2
1933Protohymenoptera Carpenter
1937Protohymenoptera Martynov p. 8
1976Megasecoptera Riek
1992Megasecoptera Carpenter p. 45
2005Megasecoptera Grimaldi and Engel

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
RankNameAuthor
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
superorderPalaeodictyopterida(Bechly 1996)
orderMegasecoptera
orderMegasecoptera

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: base of the Westphalian A to the top of the Changhsingian or 318.10000 to 252.17000 Ma

Collections (74 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bashkirian323.2 - 315.2China (Ningxia) Brodioptera sinensis, Sinopalaeopteryx splendens, Sinopalaeopteryx olivieri, Namuroptera minuta (139576)
Bashkirian323.2 - 315.2Argentina (La Rioja) Xenoptera riojaensis (108150)
Kinderscoutian318.1 - 314.6USA (Utah) Brodioptera stricklani (122484)
Marsdenian318.1 - 314.6Germany (Ruhr) Sylvohymen peckae (110939) Sylvohymen pintoi (152121)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6Canada (New Brunswick) Archaeoscolex corneus (114468)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6Canada (Nova Scotia) Brodia jogginsensis (187589) Brodioptera cumberlandensis (122485)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6United Kingdom (England) Brodia priscotincta (167683)
Westphalian318.1 - 306.95USA (Alabama) Agaeoleptoptera uniotempla (81525)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0USA (Illinois) Carbohymen testai (127721)
Westphalian B314.6 - 314.6United Kingdom (Staffordshire) Brodia furcata, Brodia nebulosa, Brodia pictipennis, Brodia nympha (34906) Brodia priscotincta (167682) Brodia priscotincta, Brodia scudderi (152262)
Westphalian B314.6 - 314.6United Kingdom (England) Brodia fasciata, Brodia nympha (125238)
Westphalian B314.6 - 314.6France (Nord-Pas-de-Calais) Dictyoneurella perfecta (152792)
Westphalian C314.6 - 311.45United Kingdom (Staffordshire) Brodia priscotincta (167681)
Westphalian C314.6 - 311.45United Kingdom (England) Brodia priscotincta (127525)
Westphalian C - Westphalian D314.6 - 306.95Germany (Lower Saxony) Aspidothorax tristrata (122514)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95USA (Illinois) Adiaphtharsia ferrea (146857) Eubrodia dabasinskasi (112637 151848) Eubrodia dabasinskasi, Mischoptera douglassi (151852) Lameereites curvipennis (112630) Mischoptera douglassi (122538 161914) Mischoptera sp. (124839)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95Germany (Lower Saxony) Aspidothorax aestatis (172341) Aspidothorax tristrata (122515)
Kasimovian307.0 - 303.7USA (Kansas) Megasecoptera indet. (122507)
Kasimovian - Gzhelian307.0 - 298.9Argentina (San Luis) Megasecoptera indet., Philiasptilon huenickeni, Sphecorydaloides lucchesei (35057)
Stephanian B304.8 - 303.4Spain (Leon) Anchineura hispanica (105374)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9Russian Federation Siberiohymen asiaticus (124584)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9France Aspidothorax triangularis, Aspidothorax maculatus, Aspidothorax nanus, Woodwardia nigra, Psilothorax longicauda, Sphecoptera gracilis, Cyclocelis minor, Cyclocelis chatini, Sphecoptera brongniartiana, Cyclocelis obscura, Ischnoptilus elegans, Corydaloides scudderi, Corydaloides brongniarti, Corydaloides longipennis, Corydaloides simplex, Corydaliodes gracilior, Mischoptera woodwardi, Cyclocelis acuta, Sphecoptera pulchra, Mischoptera concolor, Mischoptera ocellata, Mischoptera infumata, Psilothorax pictus, Sphecoptera fenestrata (103635) Mischoptera nigra, Sphecoptera brongniarti, Foriria maculata, Cycloscelis elegantissima (121979)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9Russian Federation (Sakha) Aykhal helenae (126060)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5USA (New Mexico) Arroyohymen splendens (189778)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1Czech Republic Alexahymen maruska, Moravohymen vitreus, Cauloptera colorata, Arcioneura juveniles, Anconeura havlatai, Ancoptera sp., Ancoptera permiana, Engisoptera simplices, Alectoneura europaea (114186)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1China (Shanxi) Paleohymen shanxiensis, Paleohymen renmazhuangensis, Sinohymen gancaoshanensis (140933)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Texas) Actinohymen russelli (111540)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Kansas) Protohymen permianus (111320) Protohymen permianus, Permohymen schucherti (111219) Protohymen permianus, Permohymen schucherti, Protohymen elongatus (111217) Protohymen permianus, Permohymen schucherti, Protohymen tenuis (114152) Protohymen readi, Protohymen permianus, Permohymen schucherti, Protohymen elongatus (114151) Protohymen readi, Protohymen permianus, Protohymen elongatus (111319)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3China (Shanxi) Sunohymen xishanensis (140458)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Oklahoma) Calohymen permianus, Protohymen curvatus, Protohymen venustus, Protohymen largus (104824) Protohymen bifurcatus, Protohymen readi (104826) Protohymen curvatus, Protohymen largus (104823) Protohymen curvatus, Protohymen latus (104822) Protohymen shafferi, Protohymen anomalus, Protohymen pictus (104827) Sylvohymen ingens (104889)
Irenian279.5 - 272.5Russian Federation Pseudohymenopsis minor (102504)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Komi Republic) Taigahymen borealis (201684)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Suksun) Protohymen novokshonovi (122753) Pseudohymen sp., Pseudohymen sylvaensis, Sylvohymen robustus (116641) Sylvohymen sibiricus, Pseudohymen carpenteri (108206) Tshekardohymen martynovi (124241)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3China (Shanxi) Anthohymen hejinensis (140456)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Kishertskij) Pseudohymen angustipennis (111188)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Komi republic) Cyclocelis devexa (201683) Vorkutia tshernovi (160744)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3France (Languedoc) Sinitshenkovae gallica (105045)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation Pseudohymenopsis concinna, Bardohymen magnipennifer (161939) Scytohymen extremus, Fragmohymen submissus (114207) Scytohymenidae indet., Oceanoptera elenae (115214) Vorkutia dimina (107787)
Kungurian - Early/Lower Kazanian279.3 - 268.0Russian Federation Scytohymen extremus (116612)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Kazan) Aspidohymen extensus (116803)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Arkangelsk) Ivahymen constrictus (111187)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation Aspidohymen chopardi (122871)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Russian Federation (Vologda) Issadohymen ponomarenkoi (104754)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17South Africa (Natal) Karoohymen delicatulus, Karoohymen minutus (124428)