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Grimaldiraphidia luzzii

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Mesoraphidiidae

Taxonomy
Mesoraphidia luzzii was named by Grimaldi (2000). Its type specimen is AMNH NJ-435, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is White Oaks Pit (Old Crossman's Clay Pits), which is in a Turonian delta plain amber/lignite in the Raritan Formation of New Jersey.

It was recombined as Grimaldiraphidia luzzii by Bechly and Wolf-Schwenninger (2011) and Lu et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Mesoraphidia luzzii Grimaldi p. 261 fig. 1,22a
2002Mesoraphidia luzzii Engel p. 19
2011Grimaldiraphidia luzzii Bechly and Wolf-Schwenninger p. 234
2015Grimaldiraphidia luzzii Lu et al. p. 565

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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
superorderNeuropterida
orderRaphidioptera()
suborderRaphidiomorpha
Raphidiformia
familyMesoraphidiidae
tribeNanoraphidiini
genusGrimaldiraphidia
speciesluzzii()

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