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Xenoptera

Insecta - Megasecoptera - Xenopteraidae

Taxonomy
Xenoptera was named by Pinto (1986). It is not extant. Its type is Xenoptera riojaensis.

It was assigned to Xenopteridae by Pinto (1986) and Brauckmann et al. (1996).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Xenoptera Pinto p. 25
1996Xenoptera Brauckmann et al. p. 53

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
RankNameAuthor
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
superorderPalaeodictyopterida(Bechly 1996)
orderMegasecoptera
familyXenopteraidae()
genusXenoptera

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