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Gigamachilis triassicus

Insecta - Archaeognatha - Machilidae

Taxonomy
Gigamachilis triassicus was named by Montagna et al. (2017). Its type specimen is MCSN8463, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Meride D, Val Mara, Monte San Giorgio (MCSN), which is in a Longobardian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Meride Formation of Switzerland. It is the type species of Gigamachilis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2017Gigamachilis triassicus Montagna et al. p. 2 figs. 1-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
orderArchaeognatha()
suborderMachilida(Grassi 1888)
superfamilyMachiloideaGrasse 1888
familyMachilidaeGrassi 1888
genusGigamachilis
speciestriassicus

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