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Parapetala liaoningensis

Insecta - Odonata

Taxonomy
Parapetala liaoningensis was named by Huang et al. (2003). Its type specimen is NIGP 133694, an exoskeleton (complete dragonfly), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Liaoning Province unknown locality, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China. It is the type species of Parapetala.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Parapetala liaoningensis Huang et al. p. 142 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
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
RankNameAuthor
Apodonatoptera
Neodonatoptera
Euodonatoptera
OdonatocladaBechly 1999
Nodialata
Discoidalia
Stigmoptera
Panodonata
orderOdonata
Epiproctophora
EuepiproctophoraBechly 1998
Anisopteromorpha
Trigonoptera
Pananisoptera
NeoanisopteraBechly 1998
suborderAnisopteraSelys-Longchamps and Hagen 1854
Euanisoptera
Aeshnoptera
genusParapetala
speciesliaoningensis

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