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Empusidae (disused)

Insecta - Mantodea - Empusidae

Taxonomy
Empusidae was named by Burmeister (1838). It is extant.

It was reranked as the subfamily Empusinae by Piton (1940).

It was assigned to Mantidae by Piton (1940); and to Mantoidea by Wang and Jin (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1838Empusidae Burmeister
1940Empusinae Piton p. 135
1995Empusidae Wang and Jin p. 197

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderDictyopteraLatreille 1829
orderMantodeaBurmeister 1838
suborderNeomantodea
infraorderEumantodea
superfamilyMantoidea
familyEmpusidaeBurmeister 1838
familyEmpusidaeBurmeister 1838

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