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Palaeodictyopterida

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Taxonomy
Palaeodictyopteroida was named by Bechly (1996). It is not extant.

It was reranked as the superorder Palaeodictyopterida by Grimaldi and Engel (2005) and Sroka et al. (2015).

It was assigned to Metapterygota by Grimaldi and Engel (2005); to Palaeoptera by Bechly (2007); and to Neopterygota by Sroka et al. (2015).

Sister taxa
Diaphanopterodea, Dicliptera, Megasecoptera (syn. Protohymenoptera, Synsecoptera), Palaeodictyoptera (syn. Protohemiptera, Dictyoneurida, Permothemistida, Hemiodonata, Archodonata)

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Palaeodictyopteroida Bechly
2005Palaeodictyopterida Grimaldi and Engel
2007Palaeodictyopteroida Bechly
2015Palaeodictyopterida Sroka et al. p. 979

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
superorderPalaeodictyopterida(Bechly 1996)
superorderPalaeodictyopterida(Bechly 1996)

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