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Afrochoristella maclachlani

Insecta - Mecoptera - Nannochoristidae

Taxonomy
Afrochoristella maclachlani was named by Pinto and de Ornellas (1978). Its type specimen is BPIPR. Mod./KWB1, a wing, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Modderdrift farm, which is in a Kungurian lacustrine - large dolomite in the Whitehill Formation of South Africa. It is the type species of Afrochoristella.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Afrochoristella maclachlani Pinto and de Ornellas p. 97 figs. 1, 2; Pl I fig 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderMecopteraPackard 1886
suborderNannomecopteraHinton 1981
familyNannochoristidaeTillyard 1917
genusAfrochoristella
speciesmaclachlani

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