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Probascanion megacephalum

Insecta - Hemiptera - Probascanionidae

Taxonomy
Probascanion megacephalum was named by Handlirsch (1939). Its type specimen is NMW 1984/33/6, an exoskeleton (bug without antennae or legs), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (NHMW collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany. It is the type species of Probascanion.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Probascanion megacephalum Handlirsch p. 118 figs. Pl 12 fig 221
1992Probascanion megacephalum Popov p. 11 figs. 1; Pl 1 fig 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Clareocercaria
Acercaria(Borner 1904)
superorderPancondylognatha
CondylognathaBörner 1904
orderHemiptera
suborderHeteropteraLatreille 1810
infraorderPentatomomorphaLeston et al. 1954
superfamilyPentatomoideaLeach 1815
familyProbascanionidae
genusProbascanion
speciesmegacephalum

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