NOMINA CIRCUMSCRIBENTIA INSECTORUM

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Typified names:

Microthelyphonida Grassi & Calandruccio 1885

NOMEN: Microthelyphonida Grassi & Calandruccio 1885 [B. Grassi. Intorno ad un nuovo Aracnide Artrogastro (Koenenia mirabilis), che crediamo rappresentante d'un nuovo ordine (Microtelifonidi). - Nat. Sicil. 1885, IV: 127- , 152- ]

ORIGINAL SPELLING (Grassi 1885): Microtelifonidi (in Italian)

SUBSEQUENT SPELLING (Cook 1899): Microthelyphonida

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Grassi 1885): Koenenia mirabilis

JUNIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:

= Palpigradi Thorell 1888

= Palpigradida Pearse 1936

= Latisterna Petrunkevitch 1949

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Eukoenenia/fg [fg:1901]

TYPIFIED NAMES IN USE: Eukoenenia, Eukoeneniidae

MODERN STATUS:  the senior synonym of Palpigradi; belongs to a generally accepted, holophyletic taxon.

COMMENT. The name Microthelyphonidae, being non-typified, by its form resembles typified names, such as Thelyphonida (i.e. Thelyphonus/f). Because of this, its junior circumscriptional synonym Palpigradi is preferable.