Mecoptera (Kristensen, 1975)

R. G. Beutel & S. N. Gorb, 2001, Ultrastructure of attachment specializations of hexapods (Arthropoda): evolutionary patterns inferred from a revised ordinal phylogeny, J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Research 39, pp. 177-207 : 182

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1046/j.1439-0469.2001.00155.x

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6279505

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scientific name

Mecoptera
status

 

33 Mecoptera

An arolium is absent in boreids and notiothaumids ( Mickoleit 1971), but present in other mecopterans ( Fig. 6D View Fig. 6 ; Byers 1991). Other specific adhesive structures are lacking. Paired claws are present in members of all groups with the exception of Bittacidae which posses single­clawed raptorial tarsi.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Mecoptera