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Ascaloptynx oligocenicus

Insecta - Neuroptera - Ascalaphidae

Taxonomy
Ascaloptynx oligocenicus was named by Nel (1991). Its type specimen is MNHN IPM-R.07718, an exoskeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Céreste (MNHN coll), which is in a Chattian lacustrine carbonate in France.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Ascaloptynx oligocenicus Nel p. 328 figs. 1-8

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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)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
superorderNeuropterida
Eidoneuroptera
orderNeuroptera
Euneuroptera
Neoneuroptera
Geoneuroptera
suborderMyrmeleontiformiaHenry 1982
superfamilyMyrmeleontoidea
familyAscalaphidaeLefebure 1842
subfamilyHaplogleniinaeNewmann 1853
tribeVerticilleceriniOrfila 1949
genusAscaloptynxBanks 1915
speciesoligocenicus

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