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Austroscarites femoratus

Insecta - Hemiptera - Cicadellidae

Taxonomy
Scarites femoratus was named by Hamilton (1992). Its type specimen is MUGD 3578, 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 Scarites, Austroscarites.

It was recombined as Austroscarites femoratus by Jell (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Scarites femoratus Hamilton pp. 423-425 figs. 1, 2
2004Austroscarites femoratus Jell p. 39

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Clareocercaria
Acercaria()
superorderPancondylognatha
Condylognatha
orderHemiptera
suborderAuchenorrhyncha()
infraorderCicadomorphaEvans 1946
superfamilyMembracoideaRafinesque 1815
familyCicadellidae()
genusAustroscarites
speciesfemoratus()

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