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Grimaldiraphidia purbeckensis

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Mesoraphidiidae

Taxonomy
Mesoraphidia purbeckensis was named by Jepson et al. (2009). Its type specimen is MNEMG 2007/47, a forewing, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Bed DB175, Swanage (MNEMG collection), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal siliciclastic in the Durlston Formation of the United Kingdom.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Mesoraphidia purbeckensis Jepson et al. p. 529 fig. 4
2011Grimaldiraphidia purbeckensis Bechly and Wolf-Schwenninger p. 234
2015Grimaldiraphidia purbeckensis Lu et al. p. 566

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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
speciespurbeckensis()

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