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Archaeochrysa creedei

Insecta - Neuroptera - Chrysopidae

Taxonomy
Palaeochrysa creedei was named by Carpenter (1935). Its type specimen is MCZ 4316ab, an exoskeleton (extremely well preserved body and wings), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Creede (Michigan collection), which is in an Oligocene crater lake shale in the Creede Formation of Colorado. It is the type species of Archaeochrysa.

It was recombined as Archaeochrysa creedei by Adams (1967).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Palaeochrysa creedei Carpenter p. 265 fig. 3
1938Palaeochrysa creedei Carpenter p. 108
1967Archaeochrysa creedei Adams p. 230 fig. 41,46,47

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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
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
superorderNeuropterida
Eidoneuroptera
orderNeuroptera
Euneuroptera
Neoneuroptera
superfamilyHemerobioidea
familyChrysopidaeSchneider 1851
subfamilyNothochrysinaeNavas 1910
genusArchaeochrysa
speciescreedei()

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