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Petropsychops superbus

Insecta - Neuroptera - Osmylopsychopidae

Taxonomy
Petropsychops superba was named by Riek (1956). Its type specimen is UQ C2136, a forewing, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Denmark Hill, new outcrop (UQ collection), which is in a Norian pond siltstone in the Blackstone Formation of Australia.

It was corrected as Petropsychops superbus by Lambkin (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Petropsychops superba Riek p. 104 figs. Pl 1, fig 2
2014Petropsychops superbus Lambkin p. 68 figs. 9, 10

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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)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
superorderNeuropterida
Eidoneuroptera
orderNeuroptera
Euneuroptera
Neoneuroptera
Geoneuroptera
suborderMyrmeleontiformiaHenry 1982
superfamilyPsychopsoidea
familyOsmylopsychopidae()
genusPetropsychops
speciessuperbus()

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