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Becquerelia superba

Insecta - Palaeodictyoptera - Spilapteridae

Taxonomy
Becquerelia superba was named by Brongniart (1894). Its type specimen is MNHN.F.R51408, a hindwing, 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 is the type species of Becquerelia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Becquerelia superba Brongniart p. 357 figs. Pl 19, fig 1
1906Becquerelia superba Handlirsch p. 105 figs. Pl XI fig 22
1917Becquerelia superba Lameere p. 152
1919Becquerelia superba Handlirsch p. 530
1922Becquerelia superba Handlirsch p. 46
1969Becquerelia superba Kukalov√° p. 189 fig. 11

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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
genusBecquerelia
speciessuperba

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