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Paleopterocalla superba

Insecta - Neuroptera - Polystoechotidae

Taxonomy
Pterocalla superba was named by Panfilov (1980). Its type specimen is PIN 2239/1683, a forewing (well preserved wing), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Karatau-Mikhailovka (PIN collection 2239), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan. It is the type species of Pterocalla, Paleopterocalla.

It was recombined as Paleopterocalla superba by Oswald (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Pterocalla superba Panfilov p. 96 figs. 100; Pl XI fig 4
2007Paleopterocalla superba Oswald

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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
superfamilyIthonoideaNewman 1853
familyPolystoechotidae
genusPaleopterocalla
speciessuperba()

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