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Tarantogus opiparus

Insecta - Mecoptera - Mesopsychidae

Taxonomy
Tarantogus opiparus was named by Sukatsheva (1985). Its type specimen is PIN 1255/181, a forewing, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Kubekovo village (PIN collection 1255), which is in a Bajocian/Bathonian lacustrine - large claystone in the Itat Formation of the Russian Federation. It is the type species of Tarantogus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Tarantogus opiparus Sukatsheva p. 113 figs. Pl 16, fig 5; text-fig 21

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderMecopteraPackard 1886
suborderAneuretopsychina
familyMesopsychidae
genusTarantogus
speciesopiparus

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: base of the Bajocian to the top of the Bathonian or 170.30000 to 166.10000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bajocian - Bathonian170.3 - 166.1Russian Federation (Krasnoyarsk) Tarantogus opiparus (type locality: 118010)