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Miotermes spectabilis

Insecta - Blattodea - Mastotermitidae

Taxonomy
Termes (Termopsis) spectabilis was named by Heer (1849). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Oeningen (Stuttgart collection), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Hodotermes spectabilis by Hagen (1858); it was recombined as Termes spectabilis by Heer (1865); it was recombined as Miotermes spectabilis by von Rosen (1913), Emerson (1933), Snyder (1949), Emerson (1965), Nel and Paicheler (1993) and Krishna et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Termes (Termopsis) spectabilis Heer p. 28 figs. Pl 2, fig 6
1858Hodotermes spectabilis Hagen p. 99
1865Termes spectabilis Heer p. 367
1913Miotermes spectabilis von Rosen p. 325
1933Miotermes spectabilis Emerson p. 191
1949Miotermes spectabilis Snyder p. 355
1965Miotermes spectabilis Emerson p. 37
1993Miotermes spectabilis Nel and Paicheler p. 114
2013Miotermes spectabilis Krishna et al. p. 243

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderDictyopteraLatreille 1829
orderBlattodea(Latreille 1810)
Solumblattodea
superfamilyBlattoidea
Kittrickea
Tutricablattae
Isoptera(Brulle 1832)
familyMastotermitidae(Desneux 1904)
genusMiotermes
speciesspectabilis()

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