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Meiagaster cretaceus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Bethylonymidae

Taxonomy
Meiagaster cretaceus was named by Rasnitsyn and Ansorge (2000). Its type specimen is FGWG 147 (MA 22), an exoskeleton (complete male), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is La Cabrua outcrop, Sierra del Montsec (Ansorge FGWG coll), which is in a Barremian lacustrine - large lime mudstone in the la Pedrera de Rubies Formation of Spain.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Meiagaster cretaceus Rasnitsyn and Ansorge p. 338 fig. 3
2000Meiagaster cretaceus Rasnitsyn and Martínez-Delclòs p. 80

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
superfamilyBethylonymoidea
familyBethylonymidae
genusMeiagaster
speciescretaceus

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