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Protolindenia wittei

Insecta - Odonata - Protolindeniidae

Taxonomy
Aeschna wittei was named by Giebel (1860) [Holotype lost, Specimen listed is neotype]. Its type specimen is JME SOS 2043, a hindwing, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Solnhofen (Witte collection), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Petalura wittei by Hagen (1862); it was recombined as Protolindenia wittei by Deichmüller (1886), Handlirsch (1906), Carpenter (1932) and Nel et al. (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Aeschna wittei Giebel pp. 127-132 figs. Pl 1, fig 1
1862Petalura wittei Hagen p. 133 figs. Pl 13, fig 3
1886Protolindenia wittei Deichmüller p. 37 figs. Pl IV fig 1, 2, 9, 10
1906Protolindenia wittei Handlirsch p. 589 figs. Pl XLVII fig 10
1932Protolindenia wittei Carpenter p. 112
1998Protolindenia wittei Nel et al. p. 23

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
RankNameAuthor
Apodonatoptera
NeodonatopteraBechly 1996
Euodonatoptera
OdonatocladaBechly 1999
NodialataBechly 1996
DiscoidaliaBechly 1996
StigmopteraBechly 1996
PanodonataBechly 1996
orderOdonata
EpiproctophoraBechly 1996
EuepiproctophoraBechly 1998
AnisopteromorphaBechly 1996
TrigonopteraBechly 1996
PananisopteraBechly 1996
NeoanisopteraBechly 1998
suborderAnisopteraSelys-Longchamps and Hagen 1854
PetaluridaNel et al. 1998
familyProtolindeniidae()
genusProtolindenia
specieswittei()

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