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Meganeurinae

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Meganeurinae Handlirsch
1943Meganeurinae Carpenter p. 537
1950Meganeurinae Zalessky
1983Meganeurinae Zessin
1989Meganeurinae Brauckmann and Zessin p. 181
1998Meganeurinae Engel
2009Meganeurinae Nel et al. p. 96

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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)
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
Apodonatoptera
NeodonatopteraBechly 1996
orderMeganisoptera
familyMeganeuridae
subfamilyMeganeurinaeHandlirsch 1906
subfamilyMeganeurinaeHandlirsch 1906

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 Artinskian or 318.10000 to 279.30000 Ma

Collections (13 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bashkirian323.2 - 315.2China (Ningxia) Sinomeganeura huangheensis (139576)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6USA (Alabama) Oligotypus tuscaloosae (126587)
Westphalian C - Westphalian D314.6 - 306.95Canada (Nova Scotia) Meganeura sp. (155666)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95USA (Illinois) Oligotypus makowskii (151850)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9France Dictyoneura monyi, Meganeura brongniarti, Meganeura brongniartiana, Meganeura fafnir, Meganeura draco, Meganeura aeroplana, Meganeura selysii (103635) Meganeurella rapax (121979)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Kansas) Meganeuropsis permiana (114151) Oligotypus sp., Oligotypus tillyardi (111217) Oligotypus tillyardi (111319 111365)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Oklahoma) Meganeuropsis americana (104822 104823) Meganeuropsis americana, Oligotypus tillyardi (104824)