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Palaeaeschna vidali

Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae

Taxonomy
Palaeaeschna vidali was named by Meunier (1914). Its type specimen is MGB 504, a nymph, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is La Pedrera de Rubies, Sierra del Montsech (Vidal collection), which is in a Barremian lacustrine - large limestone in the La Pedrera de Rúbies Formation of Spain.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Palaeaeschna vidali Meunier p. 122 figs. Pl 2, figs 1-3
1985Palaeaeschna vidali Whalley and Jarzembowski p. 391
1990Palaeaeschna vidali Martínez-Delclòs p. 94 figs. Pl 1, figs A-C; text-fig 2
1994Palaeaeschna vidali Nel et al. p. 180

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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)
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
Apodonatoptera
Neodonatoptera
Euodonatoptera
OdonatocladaBechly 1999
Nodialata
RankNameAuthor
Discoidalia
Stigmoptera
Panodonata
orderOdonata
Epiproctophora
EuepiproctophoraBechly 1998
Anisopteromorpha
Trigonoptera
Pananisoptera
NeoanisopteraBechly 1998
suborderAnisopteraSelys-Longchamps and Hagen 1854
Euanisoptera
Aeshnoptera
Aeshnomorpha
Panaeshnida
Aeshnida
Paneuaeshnida
Euaeshnida
Neoaeshnida
Aeshnodea
Euaeshnodea
superfamilyAeshnoideaLeach 1815
familyAeshnidaeLeach 1815
genusPalaeaeschna
speciesvidali

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