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Palaeodonatoptera

Insecta

Sister taxa
Plesiodonatoptera

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2016Palaeodonatoptera Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez p. 346

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
classInsecta
RankNameAuthor
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
OdonatopteraMartynov 1932
Palaeodonatoptera
Palaeodonatoptera

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.

Unr. Palaeodonatoptera Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
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Or. †Kukaloptera Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
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Fm. †Kirchneralidae Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
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G. †Kirchnerala Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
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Kirchnerala treintamil Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
Unr. Plesiodonatoptera Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
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Unr. Apodonatoptera Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
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Or. †Geroptera Brodsky 1994
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Fm. †Geropteridae Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
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G. †Geropteron Riek 1984
Unr. Paneodonatoptera Nel et al. 2019
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Fm. †Enigmapteridae Nel et al. 2019
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G. †Enigmaptera Nel et al. 2019
Unr. Neodonatoptera Bechly 1996
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G. †Brunellopteron Béthoux et al. 2021
Subor. †Eomeganisoptera Rohdendorf 1962
Fm. †Erasipteridae Carpenter 1939
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Invalid names: Sinierasipteridae Zhang et al. 2012 [synonym]
Unr. Euodonatoptera Bechly et al. 2001
Or. †Meganisoptera Martynov 1932 [griffinfly]
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Invalid names: Protodonata Brongniart 1885 [replaced]
Invalid names: Panodialata Nel et al. 1999 [empty]
Or. †Argentinoptera Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
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Fm. †Argentinalidae Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
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G. †Argentinala Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
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Argentinala cristinae Petrulevičius and Gutiérrez 2016
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Bush and Bambach 2015, Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Bashkirian to the top of the Holocene or 323.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 318.1 Ma

Collections (845 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Arnsbergian326.4 - 318.1Argentina Kirchnerala treintamil, Eugeropteridae indet. (166808)
Bashkirian323.2 - 315.2China (Ningxia) Paragilsonia orientalis (140832)
Bashkirian323.2 - 315.2Argentina (La Rioja) Geropteron arcuatum (108150)
Marsdenian318.1 - 314.6Germany (Ruhr) Erasipterella valentini, Namurotypus sippeli (155260) Rasnitsynala sigambrorum, Erasipteroides valentini (152121) Zessinella siope, Namurotypus sippeli (110939)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6United Kingdom (England) Erasipteron bolsoveri, Tupus diluculum (105042)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6USA (Alabama) Oligotypus tuscaloosae (126587)
Westphalian A318.1 - 314.6Czech Republic Erasipteron larischi (114184)
Yeadonian318.1 - 314.6USA (Georgia) Typus durhami (111035)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0Czech Republic Bohemiatupus elegans (104948)
Moscovian315.2 - 307.0USA (Illinois) Aulertupus tembrocki (102530)
Westphalian B314.6 - 314.6United Kingdom (England) Oligotypus britannicus (105060)
Westphalian B314.6 - 314.6France (Nord-Pas-de-Calais) Asapheneura roussini (155433)
Westphalian B - Westphalian C314.6 - 311.45China (Ningxia) Erasipterella jini, Sinomeganeura huangheensis, Shenzhousia qilianshanensis, Tupus orientalis (139576) Sinierasiptera jini, Shenzhousia qilianshanensis (102981)
Westphalian C314.6 - 311.45Canada (New Brunswick) Brunellopteron norradi (221100)
Westphalian C314.6 - 311.45China (Ningxia) Haidilaozhen cuiae (231946)
Westphalian C - Westphalian D314.6 - 306.95France Jacquesoudardia magnifica, Gallotupus oudardi, Enigmaptera magnifica (122504)
Westphalian C - Westphalian D314.6 - 306.95Canada (Nova Scotia) Meganeura sp. (155666)
Westphalian C - Westphalian D314.6 - 306.95USA (Rhode Island) Paralogus aeschnoides (111052)
Westphalian C - Westphalian D314.6 - 306.95United Kingdom (Scotland) Tillyardia multiplicata (127547)
Westphalian D311.45 - 306.95USA (Pennsylvania) Palaeotherates analis (114649) Palaeotherates pennsylvanicus (111045)