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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
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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Westphalian A to the top of the Holocene or 318.10000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 314.6 Ma

Collections (1550 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6France Westphalomerope maryvonneae (122506)
Westphalian C314.6 - 311.45Czech Republic Phryganea solitaria (155300)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95Czech Republic Phryganea kolbi, Phryganea arenacea (125662)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5USA (New Mexico) Mecoptera indet. (124386)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5Czech Republic Pseudomerope gallei (114141)
Asselian - Kungurian298.9 - 272.3Russian Federation Minusinia martynovae (126338)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1Czech Republic Protomeropidae indet., Pseudomerope mareki, Pseudomerope havlati, Pseudomerope oborana, Pseudomeropella nekvasilovae, Stenomerope spinari, Moravochorista carolina, Microptysmella moravica (114186)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Oklahoma) Permopanorpa inaequalis (107405)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Kansas) Permopanorpa raymondi (151412) Platychorista venosa, Permopanorpa inaequalis, Protopanorpa permiana, Protochorista tetraclada, Agetopanorpa maculata (111217) Platychorista venosa, Protomerope permiana, Permopanorpa inaequalis, Permopanorpa tenuis, Permopanorpa gracilis, Permopanorpa dunbari, Permopanorpa sellardsi, Permopanorpa formosa, Permopanorpa schucherti, Protopanorpa permiana, Protochorista tetraclada, Protochorista pentaclada, Protopanorpa pusilla, Anormochorista oligoclada (111219)
Artinskian - Kungurian290.1 - 272.3Russian Federation (Kemerovo) Asiachorista neuburgae, Mesochorista javorskyi (124614)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) Petromantis evansi, Asiachorista beckermigdisovae (116121) Petromantis rieki (116120)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation Agetopanorpidae indet., Marimerobius sp., Seniorita gratiosa, Protopanorpoides medius, Tshekardopanorpa magasa, Phipoides pusillus (107787) Marimerobius splendens (155819) Petromantis sp., Protopanorpa sp. (115214) Protopanorpa sp., Agetopanorpa sp., Marimerobius sp., Agetochorista tillyardi, Pulcheripanorpa aliena, Kamopanorpa uralensis, Marimerobius sukatchevae (114207)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Komi) Adoptysma anomalanala (97621)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3South Africa (West Cape) Mecoptera indet. (117279)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Suksun) Agetochorista intermedia, Kamopanorpa fasciipennis (116652) Agetochorista sp., Agetopanorpa sp., Marimerobius sp., Tshekardopanorpa biarmica, Agetochorista intermedia, Agetochorista tillyardi, Uraloageta archaica, Protopanorpoides minutus, Protopanorpoides medius, Phipoides ornatus, Phipoides pusillus, Agetochorista punctata, Agetochorista kungurica, Agetochorista permiana, Petromantis sylvaensis, Kamopanorpa uralensis, Kamopanorpa pallida, Kamopanorpa incerta, Uraloptysma maculata, Kamopanorpa pritykinae (108206) Agetochorista sp., Marimerobius sp., Agetochorista tillyardi, Sylvopanorpa carpenteri, Permochorista sylvaensis, Agetochorista permiana, Kamopanorpa fasciipennis (116641) Curvilarva tshekardensis (122753) Parachorista uralensis (116642) Parachorista uralensis, Kamopanorpa fasciipennis (113379 124241)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Kemerovo) Asiachorista neuburgae, Agetochorista sarbalensis, Asiachorista tuberculata (124613) Asiachorista neuburgae, Asiachorista migdisovae (124615) Callietheira sp., Pinnachorista sarbalensis, Microptysma sibiricum, Tomiochorista prodigialis, Petromantis nana, Petromantis sarbalensis, Petromantis unicolor, Petromantis opinabilis, Callietheira major, Asiachorista cellulosa, Asiachorista gorelovae, Asiachorista lativenosa, Mesochorista prospera (112708) Pinnachorista imitabilis, Petromantis latimargo, Petromantis unicolor (104951)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Perm) Kamopanorpa sp. (173727) Protopanorpa sp., Protopanorpa longicubitalis, Protopanorpa similis, Protopanorpa minuta, Kamopanorpa sp., Tjulkinella silantjevi, Kamopanorpa tyulkiana, Kamopanorpa tamarae (103639)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Kazan) Petromantis major, Permochorista rossica, Petrochorista elegantula, Petrochorista parvula, Petrochorista minuta (116803) Petromantis rossica (116877)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Arkangelsk) Agetochorista ornata, Agetochorista splendida, Petromantis robusta (116874) Agetochorista sp., Petromantis sp., Permochorista sp., Petromantis rossica, Petromantis borealis, Agetochorista ornata, Agetochorista umbrata, Agetochorista fasciata, Agetochorista splendida, Agetochorista reducta, Oochorista gunderseni, Petromantis punctata, Permochorista nigromaculata, Permochorista venosa, Permochorista stigmata, Petrochorista distincta, Kamopanorpa rotundipennis, Permocentropus philopotamoides (111187) Agetochorista splendida, Petromantis robusta, Protopanorpa elongata (111189) Kamopanorpa rotundipennis, Gigantoageta perforata, Martynopanorpa sp. (104992) Permopanorpa tenuis (155714) Petromantis borealis, Agetochorista fasciata, Agetochorista splendida, Permochorista dubiosa (124101) Petromantis borealis, Agetochorista ornata, Agetochorista fasciata, Agetochorista splendida, Agetochorista dubia, Petromantis punctata, Petromantis robusta, Permochorista maculipennis, Permochorista dubiosa, Parachorista opposita, Permopanorpa angustata, Permopanorpa tenuis, Petrochorista dubia, Kamopanorpa rotundipennis (104993) Petromantis borealis, Permochorista venosa, Petromantis variolosa (155715) Petromantis rossica, Petromantis borealis, Agetochorista ornata, Agetochorista fasciata, Agetochorista splendida, Agetochorista dubia, Permochorista maculipennis, Permochorista venosa, Permochorista dubiosa, Permopanorpa angustata, Petrochorista dubia, Petrochorista elegantula, Permopanorpa zekkeli, Agetochorista tillyardiana, Agetochorista letopalae, Petromantis variolosa, Permochorista nana, Petrochorista lepida (116933) Petromantis rossica, Petromantis borealis, Agetochorista ornata, Agetochorista fasciata, Agetochorista splendida, Agetochorista dubia, Permochorista maculipennis, Permochorista venosa, Permopanorpa angustata, Permopanorpa tenuis, Petrochorista dubia, Agetochorista tillyardiana, Petromantis angustipennis (152059) Petromantis rossica, Petromantis borealis, Agetochorista ornata, Permochorista venosa, Petromantis variolosa (116934) Petromantis similis, Petromantis borealis (116535) Petromantis sp., Petromantis rossica, Petromantis borealis, Agetochorista ornata, Agetochorista fasciata, Agetochorista splendida, Agetochorista dubia, Petromantis robusta, Permochorista maculipennis, Permochorista venosa, Permopanorpa angustata, Petrochorista dubia, Kamopanorpa rotundipennis, Agetochorista letopalae, Petromantis variolosa, Petrochorista ivae, Petrochorista sojanensis (104716)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Kirov) Agetochorista obsoleta, Malmyzha incompta, Parageta kitjakensis (105058)