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Epitethe meunieri

Insecta - Palaeodictyoptera - Spilapteridae

Taxonomy
Spilaptera meunieri was named by Brongniart (1894). Its type specimen is MNHN.F.R51308, a wing, 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 Epithele, Epitethe.

It was recombined as Epitethe meunieri by Handlirsch (1906), Lameere (1917), Handlirsch (1919), Handlirsch (1922) and Kukalov√° (1969).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Spilaptera meunieri Brongniart p. 343 figs. Pl 19, fig 5
1906Epitethe meunieri Handlirsch pp. 103-104 figs. Pl XI fig 19
1917Epitethe meunieri Lameere p. 150
1919Epitethe meunieri Handlirsch p. 530
1922Epitethe meunieri Handlirsch p. 46
1969Epitethe meunieri Kukalov√° p. 192 fig. 15

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

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