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Archiraphidia tranquilla

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Raphidiidae

Taxonomy
Raphidia tranquilla was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is MCZ 246, an exoskeleton (missing head & wings overlapping), 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 Archiraphidia tranquilla by Handlirsch (1910) and Makarkin and Archibald (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Raphidia tranquilla Scudder p. 154 figs. Pl 14 fig 2
1890Inocellia eventa Scudder p. 160
1910Archiraphidia eventa Handlirsch p. 103
1910Archiraphidia tranquilla Handlirsch p. 103
1936Raphidia tranquilla Carpenter p. 150
2002Raphidia tranquilla Engel p. 22
2014Archiraphidia tranquilla Makarkin and Archibald p. 423 figs. 12-16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
superorderNeuropterida
orderRaphidioptera(Burmeister 1838)
suborderRaphidiomorpha
Raphidiformia
Euraphidioptera
infraorderNeoraphidioptera
familyRaphidiidaeLatreille 1810
genusArchiraphidia
speciestranquilla()

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