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Itaphlebia exquisita

Insecta - Mecoptera - Nannochoristidae

Taxonomy
Itaphlebia exquisita was named by Liu et al. (2010). Its type specimen is CNU-MEC-NN2009145, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 2009 collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2010Itaphlebia exquisita Liu et al. p. 39 figs. 2A-E, 3F-L
2016Itaphlebia exquisita Cao et al. p. 25

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderMecopteraPackard 1886
suborderNannomecopteraHinton 1981
familyNannochoristidaeTillyard 1917
genusItaphlebia
speciesexquisita

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