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Spilaptera americana

Insecta - Palaeodictyoptera - Spilapteridae

Taxonomy
Spilaptera americana was named by Carpenter and Richardson (1971). Its type specimen is Herdina H459, a forewing, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Pit 6, Coal City, Mazon Creek (Herdina coll), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Spilaptera americana Carpenter and Richardson p. 281 fig. 10

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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)
orderPalaeodictyoptera
superfamilySpilapteroidea
familySpilapteridae
genusSpilaptera
speciesamericana

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