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Protomyrmeleon cretacicus

Insecta - Protomyrmeleontidae

Taxonomy
Protomyrmeleon cretacicus was named by Nel and Jarzembowski (1998). Its type specimen is BMB 018741/2, a wing (incomplete wing), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Clockhouse Brickworks (BMB collection), which is in a Hauterivian lagoonal sandstone in the Weald Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Protomyrmeleon cretacicus Nel and Jarzembowski p. 394 fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
RankNameAuthor
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
Apodonatoptera
Neodonatoptera
Euodonatoptera
OdonatocladaBechly 1999
Nodialata
Discoidalia
Stigmoptera
Protozygoptera
suborderArchizygoptera
superfamilyProtomyrmeleontoideaHandlirsch 1906
familyProtomyrmeleontidae()
genusProtomyrmeleon
speciescretacicus

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