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Palaeopteron complexum

Insecta - Phasmatodea - Susumaniidae

Taxonomy
Palaeopteron complexus was named by Rice (1969). Its type specimen is GSC 22189, an exoskeleton (poorly preserved), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Redmond No. 1, Knob Lake District, which is in a Cenomanian marginal marine claystone in the Redmond Formation of Canada.

It was corrected as Palaeopteron complexum by Kevan and Wighton (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Palaeopteron complexus Rice pp. 9-11 figs. 4-6; Pl II
1983Palaeopteron complexum Kevan and Wighton p. 222

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
EukinolabiaTerry and Whiting 2005
orderPhasmatodeaJacobson and Bianchi 1902
superfamilySusumanioidea
familySusumaniidae
subfamilySusumaniinae
genusPalaeopteron
speciescomplexum()

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