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Meganeuridae

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Meganeuridae Handlirsch p. 306
1919Meganeuridae Handlirsch p. 567
1919Typidae Handlirsch p. 572
1922Meganeuridae Handlirsch p. 62
1922Typidae Handlirsch p. 64
1932Meganeuridae Martynov
1932Typinae Martynov
1933Meganeuridae Carpenter
1937Meganeuridae Martynov p. 110
1940Meganeuridae Martynov p. 12
1940Typinae Martynov p. 12
1947Typinae Carpenter p. 48
1950Meganeuridae Zalessky
1950Typinae Zalessky
1958Oligotypus britannicus Laurentiaux
1960Meganeuridae Carpenter
1980Meganeuridae Whalley
1980Tupinae Whalley
1983Meganeuridae Zessin
1983Typinae Zessin
1989Tupinae Brauckmann and Zessin p. 182
1992Meganeuridae Carpenter p. 60
1998Meganeuridae Engel
1998Tupinae Engel
2006Meganeuridae Zhang and Hong p. 329
2009Meganeuridae Nel et al. p. 93
2009Tupinae Nel et al. p. 98
2010Tupinae Prokop and Nel p. 185

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
Apodonatoptera
Paneodonatoptera
Neodonatoptera
orderMeganisoptera
familyMeganeuridae
familyMeganeuridae

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 Roadian or 318.10000 to 268.80000 Ma

Collections (45 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bashkirian323.2 - 315.2China (Ningxia) Paragilsonia orientalis (140832) Shenzhousia qilianshanensis (102981) Shenzhousia qilianshanensis, Sinomeganeura huangheensis, Tupus orientalis (139576)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6USA (Georgia) Typus durhami (111035)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6USA (Alabama) Oligotypus tuscaloosae (126587)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6United Kingdom (England) Tupus diluculum (105042)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0Czech Republic Bohemiatupus elegans (104948)
Westphalian B314.6 - 314.6United Kingdom (England) Oligotypus britannicus (105060)
Westphalian C - Westphalian D314.6 - 306.95Canada (Nova Scotia) Meganeura sp. (155666)
Westphalian C - Westphalian D314.6 - 306.95France Gallotupus oudardi (122504)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95USA (Illinois) Oligotypus makowskii (151850)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95Germany (Lower Saxony) Piesbergtupus hielscheri (122518)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95United Kingdom (England) Boltonites radstockensis (105765) Meganeura radstockensis (127035)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9France Dictyoneura monyi, Meganeura brongniarti, Meganeura brongniartiana, Meganeura fafnir, Meganeura draco, Meganeura aeroplana, Meganeura selysii (103635) Meganeurella rapax, Meganeurites gracilipes, Meganeurina confusa, Gilsonia titana (121979)
Stephanian C303.4 - 301.2Germany Stephanotypus schneideri (111009)
Asselian - Sakmarian298.9 - 290.1Germany (Oberfranken) Ephemerites rueckerti (122599)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1Czech Republic Stephanotypus sp. (114186)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3China (Shanxi) Arctotypus carbonicus (140458)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Oklahoma) Meganeuropsis americana (104822) Meganeuropsis americana, Oligotypus tillyardi (104824) Meganeuropsis americana, Typus gracilis (104823)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3France (Languedoc) Arctotypus gallicus (105044)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Arizona) Typus gilmorei (123973)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Kansas) Meganeuridae indet., Typus sp., Megatypus schucherti, Megatypus ingentissimus, Typus permianus (111219) Megatypus parvus (111229) Oligotypus sp., Oligotypus tillyardi, Megatypus schucherti, Typus permianus (111217) Oligotypus tillyardi, Megatypus vetustus, Typus readi, Typus permianus (111319) Oligotypus tillyardi, Tupus sp., Tupus readi (111365) Tupus permianus (21979) Typus readi, Typus permianus, Meganeuropsis permiana (114151)
Artinskian - Kungurian290.1 - 272.3USA (Arizona) Typus whitei (11150)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Perm) Arctotypus magnificus, Arctotypus elongatus, Petrotypus multivenosus (111218)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Suksun) Arctotypus sylvaensis (116641)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3France (Languedoc) Arctotypus gallicus (105045) Arctotypus intermedius, Nannotupus pumilio (105047) Arctotypus sp. (105048) Nannotupus pumilio (105053) Permotupus minor (105052) Tupus gallicus, Arctotypus merifonsensis, Arctotypus intermedius, Permotupus ollieorum (104990)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3France Curvitupus ariegensis (103637)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Arkangelsk) Arctotypus sinuatus (104993) Arctotypus sp., Arctotypus sinuatus, Arctotypus giganteus (104992)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8France Arctotypus verneti (128570)