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Aeshna forficatum

Insecta - Odonata - Aeshnidae

Taxonomy
Aeshna forficatum was named by Li et al. (2011). Its type specimen is CNU-ODO-SS2011012, a wing (forewing and partial hindwing overlapping), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County (CNU collection), which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Aeshna forficatum Li et al. p. 587 figs. 12, 13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Plesiodonatoptera
Apodonatoptera
NeodonatopteraBechly 1996
Euodonatoptera
OdonatocladaBechly 1999
NodialataBechly 1996
DiscoidaliaBechly 1996
RankNameAuthor
StigmopteraBechly 1996
PanodonataBechly 1996
orderOdonata
EpiproctophoraBechly 1996
EuepiproctophoraBechly 1998
AnisopteromorphaBechly 1996
TrigonopteraBechly 1996
PananisopteraBechly 1996
NeoanisopteraBechly 1998
suborderAnisopteraSelys-Longchamps and Hagen 1854
EuanisopteraBechly 1996
AeshnopteraBechly 1996
Aeshnomorpha
Panaeshnida
AeshnidaBechly 1996
Paneuaeshnida
EuaeshnidaBechly 1996
NeoaeshnidaBechly 1996
AeshnodeaBechly 1996
EuaeshnodeaBechly 2001
superfamilyAeshnoideaLeach 1815
familyAeshnidaeLeach 1815
subfamilyAeshninae
tribeAeshniniRambur 1842
genusAeshna
speciesforficatum

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