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Alloraphidiinae

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Mesoraphidiidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Alloraphidiidae Carpenter p. 270
1988Alloraphidiidae Ponomarenko p. 76
1992Alloraphidiidae Carpenter
2002Alloraphidiidae Engel p. 14
2007Alloraphidiidae Perrichot and Engel p. 2
2011Alloraphidiinae Bechly and Wolf-Schwenninger p. 232
2015Alloraphidiinae Lu et al. p. 565
2015Alloraphidiinae Makarkin and Khramov p. 408

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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
superorderNeuropterida
orderRaphidioptera()
suborderRaphidiomorpha
Raphidiformia
familyMesoraphidiidae
subfamilyAlloraphidiinae()
subfamilyAlloraphidiinae()

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
F. M. Carpenter 1967Related to the Mesoraphidiidae. Fore wing very long and slender; pterostigma well-developed; Sc ending at mid-wing; Rs originating just before mid-wing; MA arising well after the fork of MP and coalesced with Rs for a short distance; CuA connected to M at its point of separation from R, Hind wing about the same size and shape as the fore wing; costal area narrower than that of fore wing; Sc terminating slightly beyond mid-wing; MA arising from R just beyond the origin of MP.
This family differs from the Mesoraphidiidae not only in the extreme wing-length but also in having MA in the fore wing originate well beyond the point of forking of MP, and in having CuA connected to M at its point of separation from R. In the fore wing of the Mesoraphidiida-e MA arises from M before or at the origin of MP, and CuA joins M distad of the separation of M from R.