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Mischoptera douglassi

Insecta - Megasecoptera - Mischopteridae

Taxonomy
Mischoptera douglassi was named by Carpenter and Richardson (1968). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Pit 6, Coal City, Mazon Creek (Douglass coll), which is in a Westphalian D deltaic mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Mischoptera douglassi Carpenter and Richardson p. 301 figs. Pl 24, fig 1; pl 25, figs 4,5; pl 27, figs 1,2; pl 28, fig 1; text-fig 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
RankNameAuthor
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
superorderPalaeodictyopterida(Bechly 1996)
orderMegasecoptera
familyMischopteridae
genusMischoptera
speciesdouglassi

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