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Ascalochrysa megaptera

Insecta - Neuroptera - Ascalochrysidae

Taxonomy
Ascalochrysa megaptera was named by Ren and Makarkin (2009). Its type specimen is CNU LB2006001, a hindwing (beautifully preserved, almost complete hind wing), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Near Chaomidian Village, CNU 2006 collection, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale in the Yixian Formation of China. It is the type species of Ascalochrysa.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Ascalochrysa megaptera Ren and Makarkin p. 1219 figs. 1-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
superorderNeuropterida
Eidoneuroptera
orderNeuroptera
Euneuroptera
Neoneuroptera
superfamilyHemerobioidea
familyAscalochrysidae
genusAscalochrysa
speciesmegaptera

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