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Bechala sommeri

Insecta - Bechalidae

Taxonomy
Bechala sommeri was named by Ilger and Brauckmann (2012). Its type specimen is AKH 524 a, a wing (with preserved apical third and parts of basal third), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Küchenberg quarry, which is in a Marsdenian/Yeadonian mire/swamp mudstone in the Ziegelschiefer Formation of Germany. It is the type species of Bechala.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Bechala sommeri Ilger and Brauckmann p. 168 fig. 5a,6a

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
RankNameAuthor
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
familyBechalidae
genusBechala
speciessommeri

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