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Florissantoraphidia mortua

Insecta - Raphidioptera - Raphidiidae

Taxonomy
Raphidia mortua was named by Rohwer (1909). Its type specimen is UCM 4512, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Florissant, Station 14, which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

It was recombined as Florissantoraphidia mortua by Makarkin and Archibald (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Raphidia mortua Rohwer p. 533
1936Raphidia mortua Carpenter p. 148 fig. 10
2002Raphidia mortua Engel p. 22
2014Florissantoraphidia mortua Makarkin and Archibald p. 432 fig. 19,20

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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
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
superorderNeuropterida
orderRaphidioptera(Burmeister 1838)
suborderRaphidiomorpha
Raphidiformia
Euraphidioptera
infraorderNeoraphidioptera
familyRaphidiidaeLatreille 1810
genusFlorissantoraphidia
speciesmortua()

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