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Mengea tertiaria

Insecta - Strepsiptera - Mengeidae

Taxonomy
Triaena tertiaria was named by Menge (1866). Its type specimen is MEPAS 9270, an exoskeleton (male imagine), and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Baltic Amber, Danziger Naturkundemuseum Menge collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Poland. It is the type species of Mengea, Triaena.

It was recombined as Mengea tertiaria by Ulrich (1927), Keilbach (1939), Kinzelbach and Pohl (1994) and Engel and Huang (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Triaena tertiaria Menge p. 3 figs. 1-6
1885Triaena tertiaria Scudder p. 790 fig. 1012
1927Mengea tertiaria Ulrich p. 45 figs. 1-17
1939Mengea tertiaria Keilbach p. 2 figs. 1-15
1994Mengea tertiaria Kinzelbach and Pohl p. 60
2016Mengea tertiaria Engel and Huang p. 162

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderStrepsipteraKirby 1813
Eteostrepsiptera
familyMengeidaePierce 1907
genusMengea
speciestertiaria()

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