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Mesopanorpa brodiei

Insecta - Mecoptera - Orthophlebiidae

Taxonomy
Orthophlebia brodiei was named by Tillyard (1933). Its type specimen is BMNH I 15017, a forewing, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Dumbleton, Gloucestershire (Brodie coll.), which is in a Toarcian marine limestone in the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Mesopanorpa brodiei by Martynova (1948), Willmann (1978) and Zhang (1996); it was recombined as Orthophlebia (Orthophlebia) brodiei by Hong and Zhang (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Orthophlebia brodiei Tillyard p. 43 figs. Fig 16
1948Mesopanorpa brodiei Martynova p. 57
1978Mesopanorpa brodiei Willmann p. 65
1996Mesopanorpa brodiei Zhang p. 449
2007Orthophlebia (Orthophlebia) brodiei Hong and Zhang p. 29

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderMecopteraPackard 1886
suborderPistillifera
infraorderOpisthogonopora
Panorpomorpha
Panorpina
Panorpini
superfamilyPanorpoidea
familyOrthophlebiidae()
genusMesopanorpa
speciesbrodiei()

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