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Australochorista leongatha

Insecta - Mecoptera - Australochoristidae

Taxonomy
Prochoristella leongatha was named by Jell and Duncan (1986). Its type specimen is NMVP102512, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is NMVPL425, Koonwarra, which is in an Aptian pond claystone/siltstone in Australia. It is the type species of Australochorista.

It was recombined as Australochorista leongatha by Krzemiński et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Prochoristella leongatha Jell and Duncan p. 161 fig. 43
2015Australochorista leongatha Krzemiński et al. p. 504 figs. 6, 7

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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
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderMecopteraPackard 1886
suborderPistillifera
infraorderOpisthogonopora
Panorpomorpha
Panorpina
Panorpini
superfamilyPanorpoidea
familyAustralochoristidae
genusAustralochorista
speciesleongatha()

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