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Taxon: Class Insecta Linnaeus, 1758 - insects (insect)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Arthropoda

Current position

Hexapoda (Superclass) Latreille, 1825 Ref: E.E. Ruppert et al., 2004: 745.

Alternative positions

Arthropoda (Phylum) von Siebold, 1848 Ref: P. Smart, 1989 (1975): 15.
Hexapoda (Subphylum) Latreille, 1825 Ref: Z.-Q. Zhang, 2011: 100.
Hexapoda (Epiclass) Ref: D. Grimaldi & M.S. Engel, 2005: table 3.2.
Mandibulata (Subphylum) Snodgrass, 1938 Ref: L. Margulis & K.V. Schwartz, 1982: 226.
Regnum Animale (Kingdom) C. Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. von Linné, 1766: 20.
Tracheata (Subphylum) Ref: C. Nielsen, 1995 [unofficial]
Uniramia (Subphylum) Snodgrass, 1935 Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990

Original position

Regnum Animale (Kingdom) C. Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. Linnaeus, 1758: 11

Subsequent positions

Hexapoda (Subphylum) Latreille, 1825
Uniramia (Subphylum) Snodgrass, 1935

Original entries

Aptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758
Coleoptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758
Diptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758
Hemiptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758
Hymenoptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758
Lepidoptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758
Neuroptera (Order) Linnaeus, 1758

Historical positions

Hexapoda (Subphylum) Latreille, 1825 Ref: Z.-Q. Zhang, 2011: 100.
Hexapoda (Epiclass) Ref: D. Grimaldi & M.S. Engel, 2005: tables 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, fig. 4.24.
Biota ([unranked]) Ref: A. Legakis & D. Murray, 2001: 323.
Arthropoda (Phylum) von Siebold, 1848 Ref: M. Chinery, 1997 [indirect]
Hexapoda ([unranked]) Ref: R.W. Poole et al., 1997: 16.
Tracheata (Subphylum) Ref: C. Nielsen, 1995 [unofficial]
Uniramia (Subphylum) Snodgrass, 1935 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Uniramia (Subphylum) Snodgrass, 1935 Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990
Hexapoda (Superclass) Latreille, 1825 Ref: R.S. Boardman et al., 1987
Tracheata (Subphylum) Ref: R.C. van Caenegem et al., 1979-1984
Uniramia (Subphylum) Snodgrass, 1935 Ref: W.L. Brown Jr., 1982: 326-328.
Mandibulata (Subphylum) Snodgrass, 1938 Ref: L. Margulis & K.V. Schwartz, 1982: 226.
Mandibulata (Subphylum) Snodgrass, 1938 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 563-609; 324, 539.
Tracheata (Subphylum) Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975
Arthropoda (Phylum) von Siebold, 1848 Ref: P. Smart, 1989 (1975): 15. [out of scope (coherent)]
Regnum Animale (Kingdom) C. Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. von Linné, 1767: 533-360[540].
Regnum Animale (Kingdom) C. Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C. Linnaeus, 1758: 13, 339-344.

Number of Subtaxa

2020 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 32o;1047f;38,144g;100,401s;14,161ss;102v; ‡46s;4ss; †15o;249f;891g;934s;10ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 30o;750,000->1,000,000s; †11o;5000g
2011 Z.-Q. Zhang: 100 1,020,007*[1,013,825]s; †6,182s
2005 D. Grimaldi & M.S. Engel [30o; †10o]
2000 747s
1998 Nomina - Table of Contents [2sc31o]
1990 R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca ~32o
1987 R.S. Boardman et al. †~5,000g
1979-1984 R.C. van Caenegem et al. ~900,000s
1982 W.L. Brown Jr. 2sc;27[28]o;[970f];750,000->1,000,000s
1982 L. Margulis & K.V. Schwartz 25o>600f
1979 T.I. Storer et al. ~900,000s
1989 (1975) P. Smart 29o
1767 C. von Linné [7o;86g]
1758 C. Linnaeus [7o;74g;2110s;4v]
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