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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Cladus: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Antliophora
Ordo: "Mecoptera"
Subordines: †Aneuretopsychina - †Protodiptera ...

Overview of familiae

Apteropanorpidae - Bittacidae - Boreidae - Choristidae - Eomeropidae - Meropeidae - Nannochoristidae - Panorpidae - Panorpodidae - †Aneuretopsychidae - †Cimbrophlebiidae - †Dinopanorpidae - †Holcorpidae - †Mesopsychidae - †Permochoristidae - †Pseudopolycentropodidae - †Thaumatomeropidae
Genera incertae sedis: †Mecaenigma




* Ferrington, L.C., jr. 2008: Global biodiversity of scorpionflies and hangingflies (Mecoptera) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia, 595: 443-445. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4020-8259-7
* Friedrich, F.; Beutel, R.G. (in press): The thoracic morphology of Nannochorista (Nannochoristidae) and its implications for the phylogeny of Mecoptera and Antliophora. Journal of zoological systematics and evolutionary research, doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0469.2009.00535.x
* Hong, Y.C., 2007: Midtriassic new genera and species of Mesopanorpodidae (Insecta: Mecoptera) from Shannxi,China. Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 2007-02: Abstract: [1].
* Machado, R.J.P.; Godoi, F.S.P.; Rafael, J.A. 2009: Neotropical Mecoptera (Insecta): new generic synonymies, new combinations, key to families and genera, and checklist of species. Zootaxa, 2148: 27-38. Abstract & excerpt
* Novokshonov, V.G.; Sukacheva, I.D. 2001: Fossil scorpionflies of the 'suborder' Paratrichoptera (Insecta: Mecoptera). Paleontologicheskii zhurnal, 2: 66-75. [in Russian, English translation in Paleontological journal, 35(2): 173-182. ISSN 0031-0301 Abstract]
* Ren, D. et al. 2009: A probable pollination mode before angiosperms: Eurasian, long-proboscid scorpionflies. Science, 326: 840-847. doi: 10.1126/science.1178338
* Simiczyjew, B. 2002: Structure of the ovary in Nannochorista neotropica Navás (Insecta: Mecoptera: Nannochoristidae) with remarks on mecopteran phylogeny. Acta zoologica, 83: 61-66.
* Whiting, M.F. 2002: Mecoptera is paraphyletic: multiple genes and phylogeny of Mecoptera and Siphonaptera. Zoologica scripta, 31: 93-104. doi: 10.1046/j.0300-3256.2001.00095.x
* Willman, R. 1987: The phylogenetic system of the Mecoptera. Systematic entomology, 12: 519-524. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1987.tb00222.x


* Norman D. Penny, World Checklist of Extant Mecoptera Species. [2]
* Australian Faunal Directory: HTML Table Checklist for Mecoptera [3]
* Nomina Nearctica - Mecoptera of North America [4]
* World Checklist of Extant Mecoptera Species

Vernacular names
日本語: シリアゲムシ目 (長翅目)
Русский: Скорпионницы

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