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Pterotriamescaptor americanus

Insecta - Orthoptera - Gryllotalpidae

Taxonomy
Pterotriamescaptor americanus was named by Gorochov (2012). Its type specimen is USNM Kohls 51944, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Denson site, locality 41619, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large lime mudstone in the Green River Formation of Colorado.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Pterotriamescaptor americanus Gorochov p. 358 fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderOrthopteridaBoudreaux 1979
orderOrthoptera
suborderEnsiferaChopard 1920
infraorderGryllidea
superfamilyGryllotalpoideaLeach 1815
familyGryllotalpidaeLeach 1815
subfamilyGryllotalpinaeChopard 1922
genusPterotriamescaptor
speciesamericanus

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