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Spilaptera libelluloides

Insecta - Palaeodictyoptera - Spilapteridae

Taxonomy
Spilaptera libelluloides was named by Brongniart (1894). Its type specimen is MNHN.F.R51285, an exoskeleton (four wings with poorly preserved body), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Commentry (MNHN Brongniart coll), which is in a Gzhelian lacustrine deltaic shale in the Commentry Shales Formation of France.

It was considered a nomen nudum by Brongniart (1885).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Spilaptera libelluloides Brongniart p. 339 figs. Pl 20, fig 8
1906Spilaptera libelluloides Handlirsch p. 103 figs. Pl XI fig 17
1922Spilaptera libelluloides Handlirsch p. 45
1969Spilaptera libelluloides Kukalov√° p. 186 fig. 12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
RankNameAuthor
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
superorderPalaeodictyopterida(Bechly 1996)
orderPalaeodictyoptera
superfamilySpilapteroidea
familySpilapteridae
genusSpilaptera
specieslibelluloides

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