NOMINA CIRCUMSCRIBENTIA INSECTORUM

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Typified names:

Siphonaptera Latreille 1825

NOMEN: Siphonaptera Latreille 1825 [P.A. Latreille. Familles naturelles du règne animal. - Paris, J.B. Baillière, libr., 1825, 1-570]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Latreille 1825): Pulex (= Pice)

SENIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:
= Saltatoria Retzius 1783 (non Saltatoria Latreille 1817)
= Suctoria Retzius 1783
= Rophoteira Clairville 1798
= Siphonata Illiger 1807 (non Siphonata Retzius 1783)
= Aphaniptera Kirby & Spence 1815
= Medamoptera Leach 1815
= Rhynchota Billberg 1820 (non Rhynchota Burmeister 1835)
JUNIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:
= Suctoridea Walker 1851
= Psyllomorpha Eysell 1913

= Siphonapterida Pearce 1936
= Siphonapteroidea Grasse 1949

= Siphonapteroida Müller 1978

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Pulex/fg [f:1820; g:1758(gen.234)]
TYPIFIED NAMES IN USE: Pulex (sensu Linnaeus 1758), Pulicides, Pulicidae, Pulicina, Pulicites, Pulicarii, Pulicina, Pulicida, Pulicidi

MODERN STATUS: junior synonym of Aphaniptera; belongs to a generally accepted, holophyletic taxon.

COMMENT. In modern literature this taxon has two equally widely used correct circumscriptional names - Aphaniptera and Siphonaptera; among them, the name Aphaniptera is preferable, being older.