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Rhyniella praecursor

Collembola - Entomobryomorpha - Isotomidae

Taxonomy
Rhyniella praecursor was named by Hirst and Maulik (1926). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Rhynie cherts (BMNH coll.), which is in a Pragian pond chert in the Dryden Flags Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Rhyniella.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Rhyniella praecursor Hirst and Maulik
1928Rhyniella praecursor Tillyard p. 69 figs. 1, 2
1940Rhyniella praecursor Scourfield p. 799 figs. 1-4
1953Rhyniella praecursor Laurentiaux p. 413 fig. 6
1981Rhyniella praecursor Whalley and Jarzembowski p. 317 fig. 1
2016Rhyniella praecursor Sánchez-García and Engel p. 31

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
EllipuraBörner 1910
classCollembola(Lubbock 1871)
orderEntomobryomorphaBörner 1913
superfamilyIsotomoideaSchaffer 1896
familyIsotomidaeSchaffer 1896
genusRhyniella
speciespraecursor

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