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Eucaenus ovalis

Insecta - Protorthoptera - Eucaenidae

Taxonomy
Eucaenus ovalis was named by Scudder (1885). Its type specimen is USNM 38142, an exoskeleton, and 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 Eucaenus.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Eucaenus ovalis Scudder p. 325 figs. Pl 29, fig 4
1903Eucaenus mazonus Melander p. 187 figs. Pl 6, fig 3; pl 7, fig 10
1903Eucaenus attenuatus Melander p. 191 figs. Pl 6, fig 4; pl 7, fig 11
1906Eucaenus attenuatus Handlirsch p. 165 figs. Pl XVI fig 20, 21
1906Eucaenus mazonus Handlirsch p. 165 figs. Pl XVI fig 19
1906Eucaenus ovalis Handlirsch p. 165 figs. Pl XVI fig 17, 18
1906Eucaenus attenuatus Handlirsch p. 710
1906Eucaenus mazonus Handlirsch p. 710
1906Eucaenus ovalis Handlirsch p. 710
1911Eucaenus mazonus Handlirsch
1911Eucaenus ovalis Handlirsch
1911Eucaenus minor Handlirsch p. 362 figs. Figs 40, 41
1922Eucaenus attenuatus Handlirsch p. 105
1922Eucaenus mazonus Handlirsch p. 105
1922Eucaenus minor Handlirsch p. 105
1922Eucaenus ovalis Handlirsch p. 105
1943Teneopteron mirabile Carpenter p. 17 figs. Pl 4; text-fig 5
1956Teneopteron mirabile Richardson p. 47 figs. 26-30
1976Eucaenus ovalis Carpenter and Richardson p. 225 figs. 1-8

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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
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
orderProtorthoptera
familyEucaenidae
genusEucaenus
speciesovalis

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