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Phthartus africanus

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Taxonomy
Phthartus africanus was named by Haughton (1924). Its type specimen is SAM 5732, a nymph, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Siberia, Wodehouse, which is in a Sinemurian terrestrial shale in the Clarens Formation of South Africa.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Phthartus africanus Haughton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
RankNameAuthor
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
infraclassHydropalaeopteraRohdendorf 1969
Euhydropalaeoptera
PanephemeropteraCrampton 1928
Ephemerida(Latreille 1810)
genusPhthartus
speciesafricanus

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