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Mesoleuctra peipiaoensis

Insecta - Plecoptera - Mesoleuctridae

Taxonomy
Mesoleuctra peipiaoensis was named by Ping (1928). Its type specimen is Cat. No. 2134, a nymph, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Locality 2101, Peipiao, which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Haifanggou Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Mesoleuctra peipiaoensis Ping p. 27 figs. 8; Pl. I, fig. 9
1987Mesoleuctra peipiaoensis Sinitshenkova p. 53

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
RankNameAuthor
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
orderPlecoptera
suborderArctoperlariaZwick 1973
infraorderSystellognathaEnderlein 1969
familyMesoleuctridae(Sinitshenkova 1982)
genusMesoleuctra
speciespeipiaoensis

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: chitino
Ontogeny: moltingo
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: freshwater, terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: volanto
Diet: detritivoreo
Diet 2: omnivoreo
Vision: well-developedo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Created: 2011-07-02 09:44:25
Modified: 2011-07-01 18:44:25
Source: o = order
Reference: Tillyard 1921

Age range: base of the Callovian to the top of the Oxfordian or 166.10000 to 157.30000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3China (Liaoning) Mesoleuctra peipiaoensis (type locality: 156597)