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Xenochorista splendida

Insecta - Mecoptera - Permochoristidae

Taxonomy
Xenochorista splendida was named by Riek (1953). Its type specimen is AM F40157, a forewing, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Warner's Bay, Belmont (AMF coll), which is in a Changhsingian pond chert in the Croudace Bay Formation of Australia. It is the type species of Xenochorista.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Xenochorista splendida Riek p. 69 figs. Pl 6, fig 9; text-fig 33
1978Xenochorista splendida Willmann p. 55
1997Xenochorista splendida Novokshonov p. 67

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderMecopteraPackard 1886
familyPermochoristidae
subfamilyPermochoristinaeTillyard 1917
genusXenochorista
speciessplendida

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