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Pterinoblattina pluma

Insecta - Neuroptera - Psychopsidae

Taxonomy
Blatta pluma was named by Giebel (1856). Its type specimen is NHM I 3968, a forewing (incomplete forewing), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Middle Purbeck, Swanage (Brodie collection), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Durlston Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Heer (1864); it was recombined as Pterinoblattina pluma by Scudder (1885), Scudder (1885), Scudder (1886), Handlirsch (1906), Whalley (1988) and Jepson et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Blatta pluma Giebel p. 322
1885Pterinoblattina pluma Scudder p. 105
1886Pterinoblattina pluma Scudder pp. 469-470 figs. Pl 48 figs 7, 8
1906Pterinoblattina pluma Handlirsch p. 608 figs. Pl XLVIII fig 7
1988Pterinoblattina pluma Whalley p. 56
2012Pterinoblattina pluma Jepson et al. p. 34 fig. 3A,B

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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)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
superorderNeuropterida
Eidoneuroptera
orderNeuroptera
Euneuroptera
Neoneuroptera
Geoneuroptera
suborderMyrmeleontiformiaHenry 1982
superfamilyPsychopsoidea
familyPsychopsidae()
genusPterinoblattina
speciespluma()

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