NOMINA CIRCUMSCRIBENTIA INSECTORUM

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Typified names:

Panmegasecoptera Crampton 1928

NOMEN: Panmegasecoptera Crampton 1928 [G.C. Crampton. The grouping of the insect orders and their lines of descent. Entomologist, 1928, 61: 85]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Crampton 1928): Megasecopterida (= "Megasecoptera") + Diaphanoptera/fg

SENIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:

= Megasecoptera Handlirsch 1906 (non Handlirsch 1919)

= Megasecopteridae Lameere 1917

NON-MONOSEMANTIC CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYM (with uncertain position of Diaphanoptera):  

= Megasecopterida Brongniart 1885 s.l.

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Mischoptera/fg (incl. Diaphanoptera) [f:1906; g:1893]

TYPIFIED NAMES IN USE: 

MODERN STATUS: the valid (while not the oldest) name of a generally accepted, holophyletic, extinct taxon.

COMMENT. For the taxon uniting Megasecopterida s.str. and Eudiaphanoptera, the oldest circumscriptional name is Megasecoptera, published by Handlirsch (1906-1908). But the same name "Megasecoptera" ascribed to "Brongniart 1885", is often used instead of Megasecopterida Brongniart 1885 (Handlirsch 1919, et al.). Because of this, in order to avoid a confusion, it is expedient to use a younger name Panmegasecoptera.