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Mecopterida

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Taxonomy
Mecopterida is an unranked clade. It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Panorpida by Beckemeyer and Hall (2007).

It was assigned to Endoneoptera by Kukalová-Peck and Lawrence (2004); and to Aparaglossata by Misof et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Mecopterida Kukalová-Peck and Lawrence
2014Mecopterida Misof et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
RankNameAuthor
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
Mecopterida

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