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Popovus pygmaeus

Insecta - Hemiptera - Progonocimicidae

Taxonomy
Progonus pygmaeus was named by Popov (1986). Its type specimen is PIN 3152/4223, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Myangad locality, Section 221/17, which is in an Aptian lacustrine mudstone in the Gurvan-Eren Formation of Mongolia. It is the type species of Progonus, Popovus.

It was recombined as Popovus pygmaeus by Ozdikmen and Demir (2007) and Dong et al. (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Progonus pygmaeus Popov p. 52 figs. 24; Pl IV fig 1
1986Progonus similis Popov p. 52 figs. 25; Pl IV fig 2
1991Progonus pygmaeus Popov and Shcherbakov p. 219
2007Popovus pygmaeus Ozdikmen and Demir p. 438
2007Popovus similis Ozdikmen and Demir p. 438
2014Popovus pygmaeus Dong et al. p. 774

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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
Clareocercaria
Acercaria(Borner 1904)
superorderPancondylognatha
CondylognathaBörner 1904
orderHemiptera
suborderColeorrhynchaMyers and China 1929
superfamilyProgonocimicoideaHandlirsch 1906
familyProgonocimicidae
genusPopovus
speciespygmaeus()

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