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Oligaeschna separata

Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae

Taxonomy
Aeshna (Basiaeschna) separata was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is MCZ 8164-11693, a forewing (forewing & fragment of hindwing), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

It was recombined as Hoplonaeschna separata by Cockerell (1908); it was recombined as Oplonaeschna separata by Wighton and Wilson (1986); it was recombined as Oligaeschna separata by Nel et al. (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Aeshna (Basiaeschna) separata Scudder p. 144 figs. Pl 13 fig 15
1908Hoplonaeschna separata Cockerell p. 74
1986Oplonaeschna separata Wighton and Wilson p. 508
1994Oligaeschna separata Nel et al. p. 171

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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
Nodialata
Discoidalia
RankNameAuthor
Stigmoptera
Panodonata
orderOdonata
Epiproctophora
EuepiproctophoraBechly 1998
Anisopteromorpha
Trigonoptera
Pananisoptera
NeoanisopteraBechly 1998
suborderAnisopteraSelys-Longchamps and Hagen 1854
Euanisoptera
Aeshnoptera
Aeshnomorpha
Panaeshnida
Aeshnida
Paneuaeshnida
Euaeshnida
Neoaeshnida
Aeshnodea
Euaeshnodea
superfamilyAeshnoideaLeach 1815
familyAeshnidaeLeach 1815
subfamilyAeshninae
genusOligaeschna
speciesseparata()

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