NOMINA CIRCUMSCRIBENTIA INSECTORUM

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Typified names:

Raphioptera MacLeay 1821

NOMEN: Raphioptera MacLeay 1821: 440 [W.S. MacLeay. Horae entomologicae. Vol.I. Part II, 1821: 161-524]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (MacLeay 1821): Boreus 

JUNIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYM:

= Neomecoptera Crampton 1930

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Boreus/fg [f:1835; g:1816]

TYPIFIED NAMES IN USE: Boreus, Boreidae, Boreina, Boreoidea, Boreomorpha

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

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)