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Lepismophlebia platymera

Insecta - Ephemeroptera - Leptophlebiidae

Taxonomy
Lepisma platymera was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is 1693, an exoskeleton, 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 is the type species of Lepismophlebia.

It was recombined as Mesobaetis platymera by Demoulin (1956); it was recombined as Lepismophlebia platymera by Demoulin (1968) and Hubbard and Savage (1981).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Lepisma platymera Scudder p. 102 figs. Pl 12 fig 18
1956Mesobaetis platymera Demoulin p. 264
1968Lepismophlebia platymera Demoulin p. 7
1981Lepismophlebia platymera Hubbard and Savage p. 812

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
PanephemeropteraCrampton 1928
Ephemerida(Latreille 1810)
Heptabranchia
orderEphemeropteraHyatt and Arms 1890
EuplectopteraTillyard 1932
AnteritornaKluge 1993
BidentisataKluge 1993
FurcatergaliaKluge 1998
familyLeptophlebiidae()
genusLepismophlebia
speciesplatymera()

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