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Meganeura monyi

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Taxonomy
Dictyoneura monyi was named by Brongniart (1884). Its type specimen is MNHN.F.R51142, a wing (fragments), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Commentry (MNHN Brongniart coll), which is in a Gzhelian lacustrine deltaic shale in the Commentry Shales Formation of France. It is the type species of Meganeura.

It was recombined as Meganeura monyi by Brongniart (1885), Brongniart (1894), Handlirsch (1906), Lameere (1917), Handlirsch (1919), Handlirsch (1922), Carpenter (1943) and Brauckmann and Zessin (1989).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Dictyoneura monyi Brongniart p. 833
1885Meganeura monyi Brongniart p. 60
1894Meganeura monyi Brongniart p. 395 figs. Pl 25, figs 1-6; pl 26, figs 1,2; pl 27
1906Meganeura monyi Handlirsch pp. 307-308 figs. Pl XXXII fig 2
1906Meganeura brongniarti Handlirsch p. 308 figs. Pl XXXII fig 3
1906Meganeura fafnir Handlirsch p. 309 figs. Pl XXXII fig 4
1917Meganeura brongniarti Lameere p. 161
1917Meganeura monyi Lameere p. 161
1919Meganeura brongniarti Handlirsch p. 568 fig. 62
1919Meganeura brongniartiana Handlirsch p. 568 fig. 63
1919Meganeura draco Handlirsch p. 568 fig. 65
1919Meganeura fafnir Handlirsch p. 568 fig. 64
1919Meganeura monyi Handlirsch p. 568 fig. 61
1919Meganeura aeroplana Handlirsch p. 569 fig. 66
1919Meganeurella rapax Handlirsch p. 569 fig. 67
1922Meganeura aeroplana Handlirsch p. 63
1922Meganeura brongniarti Handlirsch p. 63
1922Meganeura brongniartiana Handlirsch p. 63
1922Meganeura draco Handlirsch p. 63
1922Meganeura fafnir Handlirsch p. 63
1922Meganeura monyi Handlirsch p. 63
1922Meganeurella rapax Handlirsch p. 63
1943Meganeura monyi Carpenter p. 539 fig. 2
1989Meganeura monyi Brauckmann and Zessin p. 181

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
Apodonatoptera
NeodonatopteraBechly 1996
orderMeganisoptera
familyMeganeuridae
subfamilyMeganeurinaeHandlirsch 1906
genusMeganeura
speciesmonyi()

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: Gzhelian or 303.70000 to 298.90000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9France Dictyoneura monyi, Meganeura brongniarti, Meganeura brongniartiana, Meganeura fafnir, Meganeura draco, Meganeura aeroplana (type locality: 103635) Meganeurella rapax (121979)