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Gynacantha polydore

Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae

Taxonomy
Aeschna polydore was named by Heer (1849). Its type specimen is Coll Karlsruh Inv. 1265, a wing (vague thorax fragments, abdomen added with paint), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Oeningen (Carlsruhe collection), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Gynacantha polydore by Pongrácz (1931) and Nel et al. (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Aeschna polydore Heer p. 63 figs. Pl 4, fig 6
1850Aeschna polydore Hagen p. 362
1931Gynacantha polydore Pongrácz p. 111 figs. Pl 2; text-fig 2
1994Gynacantha polydore Nel et al. p. 156

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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)
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
Apodonatoptera
NeodonatopteraBechly 1996
Euodonatoptera
OdonatocladaBechly 1999
NodialataBechly 1996
DiscoidaliaBechly 1996
RankNameAuthor
StigmopteraBechly 1996
PanodonataBechly 1996
orderOdonata
EpiproctophoraBechly 1996
EuepiproctophoraBechly 1998
AnisopteromorphaBechly 1996
TrigonopteraBechly 1996
PananisopteraBechly 1996
NeoanisopteraBechly 1998
suborderAnisopteraSelys-Longchamps and Hagen 1854
EuanisopteraBechly 1996
AeshnopteraBechly 1996
Aeshnomorpha
Panaeshnida
AeshnidaBechly 1996
Paneuaeshnida
EuaeshnidaBechly 1996
NeoaeshnidaBechly 1996
AeshnodeaBechly 1996
EuaeshnodeaBechly 2001
superfamilyAeshnoideaLeach 1815
familyAeshnidaeLeach 1815
subfamilyGynacanthinae(Cockerell 1913)
genusGynacanthaRambur 1842
speciespolydore()

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