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Zoraptera  Silvestri, 1913
Taxonomic Serial No.: 103335

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): zorapterans [English]
 
    zorápteros [Portuguese]
 
    angel insects [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderPolyneoptera   
                               OrderZoraptera Silvestri, 1913 – zorapterans, zorápteros, angel insects  
    Direct Children:  
                                  FamilyZorotypidae Silvestri, 1913 – angel insects 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Richard C. Brusca   
  Notes: Adjunct Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721   
  Reference for: Zoraptera    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: zorápteros[Portuguese]   
       
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, document (version Animalia)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Zoraptera   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Zoraptera   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca   
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xx + 936   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87893-097-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Zoraptera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Engel, M. S., and D. A. Grimaldi   
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: A winged Zorotypus in Miocene amber from the Dominican Republic (Zoraptera: Zorotypidae), with discussion on relationships of and within the order   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Acta Geologica Hispanica, vol. 35, no. 1   
  Page(s): 149-164   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0567-7505   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Zoraptera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Engel, Michael S.   
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: A new Zorotypus from Peru, with notes on related neotropical species (Zoraptera: Zorotypidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, vol. 73, no. 1   
  Page(s): 11-20   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-8567   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Zoraptera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hubbard, Michael D.   
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title: A catalog of the order Zoraptera (Insecta)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Insecta Mundi, vol. 4, no. 1-4   
  Page(s): 49-66   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0749-6737   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Zoraptera   
       

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