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Prodontocerum ligniticum

Insecta - Trichoptera - Leptoceridae

Taxonomy
Prodontocerum ligniticum was named by Piton (1940). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Coll. Piton 227 and is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Menat (Piton collection), which is in a Thanetian crater lake diatomite in the Menat Formation of France.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Prodontocerum ligniticum Piton p. 152 fig. 26

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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
Mecopterida
superorderAmphiesmenopteraHennig 1969
orderTrichopteraKirby 1815
suborderIntegripalpia
infraorderBrevitentoriaWeaver 1984
superfamilyLeptoceroideaLeach 1815
familyLeptoceridaeLeach 1815
genusProdontocerum
speciesligniticum

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