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Oplonaeschna metis

Insecta - Odonata - Gomphaeschnidae

Taxonomy
Aeschna metis was named by Heer (1849). It is an impression. Its type locality is Radoboj (unspecified or Heer coll), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.

It was recombined as Anax metis by Hagen (1850) and Pongrácz (1928); it was recombined as Oplonaeschna metis by Wighton and Wilson (1986) and Nel et al. (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Aeschna metis Heer p. 68 figs. Pl 5, fig 1
1850Anax metis Hagen p. 361
1928Anax metis Pongrácz p. 119 fig. 12
1986Oplonaeschna metis Wighton and Wilson p. 508
1994Oplonaeschna metis Nel et al. p. 175

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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
Apodonatoptera
Neodonatoptera
Euodonatoptera
OdonatocladaBechly 1999
RankNameAuthor
Nodialata
Discoidalia
Stigmoptera
Panodonata
orderOdonata
Epiproctophora
EuepiproctophoraBechly 1998
Anisopteromorpha
Trigonoptera
Pananisoptera
NeoanisopteraBechly 1998
suborderAnisopteraSelys-Longchamps and Hagen 1854
Euanisoptera
Aeshnoptera
Aeshnomorpha
Panaeshnida
Aeshnida
Paneuaeshnida
Euaeshnida
Neoaeshnida
familyGomphaeschnidaeTillyard and Fraser 1940
subfamilyGomphaeschninaeTillyard and Fraser 1940
genusOplonaeschnaSelys 1883
speciesmetis()

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