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Afrapia variicornis

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Maimetshidae

Taxonomy
Afrapia variicornis was named by Rasnitsyn and Brothers (2009). Its type specimen is BP/2/27215, an exoskeleton (almost complete female), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Orapa (Bernard Price Institute), which is in a Turonian lacustrine - large mudstone in Botswana.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Afrapia variicornis Rasnitsyn and Brothers pp. 197-198 figs. 2-6

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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
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
superfamilyTrigonalyoidea(Cresson 1887)
familyMaimetshidae
subfamilyMaimetshinae
tribeMaimetshini
genusAfrapia
speciesvariicornis

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