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Necrogomphus petrificatus

Insecta - Odonata

Taxonomy
Gomphus petrificatus was named by Hagen (1850). Its type specimen is NHM I 12779, a forewing (basal half of forewing), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Dinton, Vale of Wardour, Middle Purbeck, which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal horizon in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Mesogomphus petrificatus by Handlirsch (1906); it was recombined as Necrogomphus petrificatus by Nel et al. (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1850Gomphus petrificatus Hagen p. 359
1906Mesogomphus petrificatus Handlirsch p. 592
1998Necrogomphus petrificatus Nel et al. p. 8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
RankNameAuthor
Apodonatoptera
Paneodonatoptera
Neodonatoptera
Euodonatoptera
OdonatocladaBechly 1999
Nodialata
Discoidalia
Stigmoptera
Panodonata
orderOdonata
Epiproctophora
EuepiproctophoraBechly 1998
Anisopteromorpha
Trigonoptera
Pananisoptera
NeoanisopteraBechly 1998
suborderAnisopteraSelys-Longchamps and Hagen 1854
genusNecrogomphusCampion 1923
speciespetrificatus()

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