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Gerarus constrictus

Insecta - Orthoptera - Geraridae

Taxonomy
Genopteryx constricta was named by Scudder (1885). It is an impression. Its type locality is Mazon Creek, USNM Lacoe Collection, which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois. It is the type species of Genopteryx.

It was recombined as Gerarus constrictus by Burnham (1983).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Genopteryx constricta Scudder p. 327 figs. Pl 29, fig 11
1906Gerarus longus Handlirsch p. 147 figs. Pl XV fig 3
1906Genopteryx constricta Handlirsch p. 148 figs. Pl XV fig 8
1906Gerarus angustus Handlirsch p. 148 figs. Pl XV fig 6
1906Gerarus longus Handlirsch p. 702 fig. 29
1906Gerarus angustus Handlirsch p. 703 fig. 31
1906Genopteryx constricta Handlirsch p. 704
1911Gerarus latus Handlirsch p. 312 figs. Fig 17
1911Gerarus reductus Handlirsch p. 314 figs. Fig 19, 20
1919Genopteryx constricta Handlirsch p. 540
1919Gerarus latus Handlirsch p. 540
1919Gerarus reductus Handlirsch p. 540
1922Gerarus longus Handlirsch p. 74
1922Genopteryx constricta Handlirsch p. 75
1922Gerarus angustus Handlirsch p. 75
1922Gerarus latus Handlirsch p. 75
1922Gerarus reductus Handlirsch p. 75
1956Rossites inopinus Richardson p. 44 figs. 23-25
1983Gerarus constrictus Burnham p. 17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderOrthopteridaBoudreaux 1979
orderOrthoptera
suborderTitanoptera()
suborderGerarina
familyGeraridae
genusGerarus
speciesconstrictus()

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