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Geraroides maximus

Insecta - Protorthoptera

Taxonomy
Dieconeura maxima was named by Melander (1903). Its type specimen is FMNH UC 9244, an exoskeleton, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Mazon Creek (FMNH Gurley collection), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois. It is the type species of Geraroides.

It was recombined as Geraroides maximus by Handlirsch (1906), Handlirsch (1906) and Handlirsch (1922).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Dieconeura maxima Melander p. 193 figs. Pl 6, fig 5; pl 7, figs 14-16
1906Geraroides maximus Handlirsch p. 149 figs. Pl XV fig 9
1922Geraroides maximus Handlirsch p. 86

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
RankNameAuthor
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
orderProtorthoptera
genusGeraroides
speciesmaximus()

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