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Orephasma eumorpha

Insecta - Phasmatodea - Susumaniidae

Taxonomy
Orephasma eumorpha was named by Ren (1997). Its type specimen is GMCB HP96001, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Shimen village, Yangshulin, Pingquan County (GMC Beijing collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China. It is the type species of Orephasma.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Orephasma eumorpha Ren p. 275 figs. Pl 1, fig 4; pl 2, fig 2; text-fig 3

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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
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
EukinolabiaTerry and Whiting 2005
orderPhasmatodeaJacobson and Bianchi 1902
superfamilySusumanioidea
familySusumaniidae
subfamilySusumaniinae
genusOrephasma
specieseumorpha

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: Early/Lower Aptian or 125.45000 to 122.46000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46China (Hebei) Orephasma eumorpha (type locality: 118996)