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Sphyrotheciscus senectus

Collembola - Symphypleona - Sminthuridae

Taxonomy
Sphyrotheciscus senectus was named by Sánchez-García and Engel (2016). Its type specimen is MCNA 9311, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Peñacerrada outcrop I, which is in an Albian terrestrial amber in the Escucha Formation of Spain. It is the type species of Sphyrotheciscus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2016Sphyrotheciscus senectus Sánchez-García and Engel p. 521 fig. 5,6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
RankNameAuthor
EllipuraBörner 1910
classCollembola(Lubbock 1871)
orderSymphypleonaBorner 1901
suborderAppendiciphoraBretfeld 1986
infraorderSminthuriformiaBretfeld 1986
superfamilySminthuroideaLubbock 1862
familySminthuridaeLubbock 1862
subfamilySphyrothecinaeBetsch 1980
genusSphyrotheciscus
speciessenectus

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