NOMINA CIRCUMSCRIBENTIA INSECTORUM

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Typified names:

Oligoneoptera Martynov 1923

NOMEN: Oligoneoptera Martynov 1923 [А.В. Мартынов. О двух основных типах крыльев насекомых и их значении для общей классификаци насекомых. - Тр. I Всероссийского съезда зоологов, анатомов и гистологов в Петрограде 15-21.XII.1922 г., 1923: 88-89]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Martynov 1923, 1924): "Holometabola" sensu Lameere 1900-1907 

SENIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:
= Metabola Burmeister 1832

= Heteromorpha Westwood 1839 (non Heteromorphes Blainville 1816)

= Olometabolia Berlese 1913 (as type of metamorphosis)

= Heterognatha Börner 1920?1914 (non Heterognatha Saussure & Humbert 1872)
JUNIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:

= Euneoptera Martynov 1924

=?Entopteraria

= Endopterygotida Boudreaux 1979

= Endoneoptera Kukalova-Peck & Brauckmann 1992

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Scarabaeus/fg [f:1781; g:1758(gen.170)]
TYPIFIED NAME IN USE: Scarabaeiformes

MODERN STATUS: widely used junior synonym of Metabola Burmeister 1832; belongs to a generally accepted holyphyletic taxon (autapomorphies discovered by Kluge 2005).

COMMENT. The name Oligoneoptera is often regarded to be a junior synonym of names Holometabola Burmeister 1835 and Endopterygota Sharp 1898; actually all these names have different original cirumscriptions, and the only senior synonym of Oligoneoptera, which is not preoccupied, is Metabola Burmeister 1832: 
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Holometabola Burmeister 1835 - - + - + + + + +
Endopterygota Sharp 1898 + + - + + + + + +
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