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Aspidothorax aestatis

Insecta - Megasecoptera - Aspidothoracidae

Taxonomy
Aspidothorax aestatis was named by Brauckmann (1991). Its type specimen is Wuppertal Museum Coll. G. Sommer, a wing (right wing), and it is an impression. Its type locality is Piesberg quarry, "Flöz Zweibänke" (Museum Wuppertal collection), which is in a Westphalian D lacustrine deltaic claystone in Germany.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Aspidothorax aestatis Brauckmann p. 30 figs. 3-4
2002Aspidothorax aestatis Brauckmann and Herd p. 52 figs. Pl 2, fig 5; text-figs 15,16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
RankNameAuthor
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
superorderPalaeodictyopterida(Bechly 1996)
orderMegasecoptera
familyAspidothoracidae
genusAspidothorax
speciesaestatis

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