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Megabittacus spatiosus

Insecta - Mecoptera - Bittacidae

Taxonomy
Megabittacus spatiosus was named by Yang et al. (2012). Its type specimen is CNU-MEC-NN2010003, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Dawangzhangzi, Lingyuan City, CNU 2010 collection, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale in the Yixian Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Megabittacus spatiosus Yang et al. p. 795 figs. 3A,B, 4A-D, 5A-D
2016Megabittacus spatiosus Kopeć et al. p. 126 fig. 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderMecopteraPackard 1886
suborderPistillifera
infraorderRaptipedia
familyBittacidaeHandlirsch 1906
genusMegabittacus
speciesspatiosus

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