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Mesochorista australica

Insecta - Mecoptera - Permochoristidae

Taxonomy
Permochorista australica was named by Tillyard (1918) [Mitchell Coll. 24]. Its type specimen is AM F39318, a wing, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Belmont, Darling Street quarry (pre-1917 collection), which is in a Changhsingian pond chert in the Croudace Bay Formation of Australia.

It was recombined as Mesochorista australica by Riek (1953), Riek (1976), Willmann (1978) and Novokshonov (1997).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Permochorista australica Tillyard p. 733 figs. Fig 4
1918Permochorista mitchelli Tillyard p. 734 figs. Fig 5
1922Permochorista sinuata Tillyard p. 287 figs. Pl 34 fig 5,6; Fig 4
1922Permochorista affinis Tillyard p. 288 figs. Pl 34 fig 6; Fig 5
1926Permochorista australica Tillyard p. 268
1926Permochorista mitchelli Tillyard p. 268
1926Permochorista collinsi Tillyard p. 269 figs. Pl 15, fig 2; text-fig 2
1926Permochorista pincombei Tillyard p. 269 fig. 3
1926Permochorista angustipennis Tillyard p. 270 fig. 4
1926Permochorista osbornei Tillyard p. 271 fig. 5,6
1926Permochorista affinis Tillyard p. 272
1926Permochorista inaequalis Tillyard p. 272 fig. 7
1926Permochorista sinuata Tillyard p. 272
1937Permochoristella collinsi Handlirsch p. 111
1953Mesochorista australica Riek p. 60 figs. Pl 5,A, figs 1-17; text-figs 8-17
1976Mesochorista australica Riek p. 784 figs. Pl 6 figs 1, 2
1978Mesochorista australica Willmann p. 36
1997Mesochorista australica Novokshonov p. 62 fig. 20a,b

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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
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderMecopteraPackard 1886
familyPermochoristidae
subfamilyPermochoristinaeTillyard 1917
tribeMesochoristini(Tillyard 1926)
genusMesochorista
speciesaustralica()

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