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Cratephialtites kourios

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Ephialtitidae

Taxonomy
Karataus kourios was named by Sharkey (1990). Its type specimen is AMNH 43269, an exoskeleton (female body), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Crato (AMNH collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large carbonate in the Crato Formation of Brazil.

It was recombined as Cratephialtites kourios by Osten (2007) and Martins-Neto (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Karataus kourios Sharkey p. 130 fig. 2,3
1999Cratephialtites koiurus Rasnitsyn
2007Cratephialtites kourios Martins-Neto
2007Cratephialtites kourios Osten fig. 11.75d,e

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
superfamilyStephanoideaLeach 1815
familyEphialtitidae
subfamilyEphialtitinaeHandlirsch 1906
genusCratephialtites
specieskourios()

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