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Telmatrechus defunctus

Insecta - Hemiptera - Gerridae

Taxonomy
Gerris defuncta was named by Handlirsch (1910). It is an impression. Its type locality is Quilchena, which is in a Ypresian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Coldwater Beds Formation of Canada.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Nel and Paicheler (1993); it was recombined as Telmatrechus defunctus by Andersen (1998) and Damgaard (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Gerris defuncta Handlirsch p. 126 figs. 34, 35
1998Telmatrechus defunctus Andersen p. 58 figs. 54-55, 113-114
2008Telmatrechus defunctus Damgaard

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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)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Clareocercaria
Acercaria()
superorderPancondylognatha
Condylognatha
orderHemiptera
suborderHeteropteraLatreille 1810
infraorderGerromorphaPopov 1971
superfamilyGerroideaLeach 1815
familyGerridaeLeach 1815
subfamilyGerrinaeLeach 1815
genusTelmatrechus
speciesdefunctus()

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