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Stenodictya spinosa

Insecta - Palaeodictyoptera - Dictyoneuridae

Taxonomy
Scudderia spinosa was named by Brongniart (1890). Its type specimen is MNHN.F.R51315, an exoskeleton, 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 synonymized subjectively with Stenodictya lobata by Brongniart (1894) and Handlirsch (1906); it was recombined as Stenodictya spinosa by Kukalov√° (1970).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Scudderia spinosa Brongniart p. 159 figs. Pl 2, fig 1
1970Stenodictya spinosa Kukalov√° p. 12 fig. 53,54

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
RankNameAuthor
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
superorderPalaeodictyopterida(Bechly 1996)
orderPalaeodictyoptera
suborderDictyoneurinaHandlirsch 1906
superfamilyDictyoneuroideaHandlirsch 1906
familyDictyoneuridae
genusStenodictya
speciesspinosa()

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