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Megapteritinae

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Siricidae

Taxonomy
Megapteritinae was named by Maa (1949). Its type is Megapterites.

It was reranked as the family Megapteritidae by Rasnitsyn (1968); it was synonymized subjectively with Myrmiciidae by Rasnitsyn (1969); it was synonymized subjectively with Pseudosiricidae by Carpenter (1992); it was synonymized subjectively with Formiciinae by Blank et al. (2009).

It was assigned to Symphyta by Rasnitsyn (1968); and to Siricidae by Maa (1949) and Schiff et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Megapteritinae Maa p. 77
1968Megapteritidae Rasnitsyn p. 217
2012Megapteritinae Schiff et al. p. 111

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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
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
superfamilySiricoidea
familySiricidae()
subfamilyMegapteritinae
subfamilyMegapteritinae

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