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Arctotypus giganteus

Insecta - Meganisoptera - Meganeuridae

Taxonomy
Arctotypus giganteus was named by Nel et al. (2009). Its type specimen is PIN 3353/87, a hindwing (nearly complete hindwing missing apex), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Soyana (PIN collection 3353), which is in a Roadian lagoonal siliciclastic in the Iva-Gora Beds Formation of the Russian Federation.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Arctotypus giganteus Nel et al. p. 102

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

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: Roadian or 272.30000 to 268.80000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Arkangelsk) Arctotypus giganteus (type locality: 104992)