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Hemizygopteridae

Insecta - Hemizygopteridae

Taxonomy
Hemizygopteridae was named by Zalessky (1955). Its type is Hemizygopteron.

It was synonymized subjectively with Permaeschnidae by Carpenter (1992).

It was assigned to Protanisoptera by Zalessky (1955); and to Ditaxineuroidea by Huguet et al. (2002) and Bechly (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Hemizygopteridae Zalessky p. 632
2002Hemizygopteridae Huguet et al. pp. 541, 553-554
2007Hemizygopteridae Bechly

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
RankNameAuthor
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
Apodonatoptera
Paneodonatoptera
Neodonatoptera
Euodonatoptera
OdonatocladaBechly 1999
Nodialata
suborderProtanisoptera
DitaxineuromorphaPritykina 1980
Ditaxineurida
superfamilyDitaxineuroideaTillyard 1926
familyHemizygopteridae
familyHemizygopteridae

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
A. Huguet et al. 2002Bechly (1996, 1998, in press) indicated that there is no known autapomorphy of this family.We failed to find one in our phylogenetic analysis, because of the incomplete state of preservation of the available material.