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Ephialtites jurassicus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Ephialtitidae

Taxonomy
Ephialtites jurassicus was named by Meunier (1903). Its type specimen is MGB 517, an exoskeleton (complete body), 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. It is the type species of Ephialtites.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Ephialtites jurassicus Meunier p. 462 fig. 1,2
1906Ephialtites jurassicus Handlirsch p. 578 figs. Pl XLVI fig 25
1985Ephialtites jurassicus Whalley and Jarzembowski p. 406 fig. 25
1990Ephialtites jurassicus Martínez-Delclòs p. 110 figs. Pl 3, figs A,B
2000Ephialtites jurassicus Rasnitsyn and Martínez-Delclòs p. 73 fig. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
superfamilyStephanoideaLeach 1815
familyEphialtitidae
subfamilyEphialtitinaeHandlirsch 1906
genusEphialtites
speciesjurassicus

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