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Khanitermes acutipennis

Insecta - Blattodea - Mastotermitidae

Taxonomy
Valditermes acutipennis was named by Ponomarenko (1988). Its type specimen is PIN 4271/1, a wing, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Shar-Tolgoy (PIN collection 4271), which is in an Aptian lacustrine marl in the Shar-Tolgoy Formation of Mongolia.

It was recombined as Khanitermes acutipennis by Engel et al. (2007) and Krishna et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Valditermes acutipennis Ponomarenko p. 71 figs. Pl xiii fig 1; Fig 1
1993Valditermes acutipennis Nel and Paicheler p. 136
2007Khanitermes acutipennis Engel et al. p. 9
2013Khanitermes acutipennis Krishna et al. p. 228

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderDictyopteraLatreille 1829
orderBlattodea(Latreille 1810)
Solumblattodea
superfamilyBlattoidea
Kittrickea
Tutricablattae
Isoptera()
familyMastotermitidae(Desneux 1904)
genusKhanitermes
speciesacutipennis()

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