NOMINA CIRCUMSCRIBENTIA INSECTORUM

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Typified names:

Metamecoptera Crampton 1930

NOMEN: Metamecoptera Crampton 1930: 98 [G.C. Crampton. The wings of the remarkable archaic mecopteron Notiothauma reedi McLachlan with remarks on their Protoblattoid affinities. - Psyche, 1930, 37 (1): 83-103]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Crampton 1930): Bittacoidea Bittacus

JUNIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYM:

= Raptipedia Willmann 1987

NON-MONOSEMANTIC CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYM (distinctly including Permotipula):

= Raptipediomorpha Bechly & Schweigert 2000

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Bittacus/fg [f:1906; g:1802]

TYPIFIED NAMES IN USE: Bittacus (sensu Latreille 1802), Bittacusidae, Bittacidae, Bittacoidea

MODERN STATUS: the valid, the oldest name of a generally accepted, holophyletic taxon.

Systematic position of Metamecoptera:

modern phylogenetic classification:

older classification:

Enteracantha (Panorpa/fg1)
 
Scorpiomusci (Panorpa/fg2)
 
Nannomecoptera (Nannochorista/fg1)
 
Metamecoptera (Bittacus/fg1)
 
Pleuroptera (Pulex/fg1)
   
Raphioptera (Boreus/fg1)
   
Aphaniptera (Pulex/fg2)

pm.Mecaptera (Panorpa/fg1)
  Scorpiomusci (Panorpa/fg2)

  Nannomecoptera (Nannochorista/fg1)

  Metamecoptera (Bittacus/fg1)

  Raphioptera (Boreus/fg1)
Aphaniptera (Pulex/fg1)