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Vulcagrion propedemontanum

Insecta - Odonata - Megapodagrionidae

Taxonomy
Diplax propedemontana was named by Piton (1935). Its type specimen is MNHN-LP-B.47301, a wing, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Lake Chambon (Piton coll), which is in a Piacenzian crater lake diatomite/volcaniclastic in France.

It was recombined as Vulcagrion propedamontanum by Nel and Paicheler (1993); it was recombined as Vulcagrion propedemontanum by Nel and Paicheler (1994) and Nel et al. (1996).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Diplax propedemontana Piton p. 171 fig. 1
1935Diplax propedemontana Piton and Théobald p. 70 figs. Pl 1, fig 4
1993Vulcagrion propedamontanum Nel and Paicheler p. 168
1994Vulcagrion propedemontanum Nel and Paicheler
1996Vulcagrion propedemontanum Nel et al. p. 195 figs. 3.2, 3.3

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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
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
RankNameAuthor
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
Apodonatoptera
Paneodonatoptera
Neodonatoptera
Euodonatoptera
OdonatocladaBechly 1999
Nodialata
Discoidalia
Stigmoptera
Panodonata
orderOdonata
suborderZygopteraSelys-Longchamps 1854
Euzygoptera
Coenagriomorpha
familyMegapodagrionidae()
genusVulcagrion
speciespropedemontanum()

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