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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Antliophora
Ordo: Siphonaptera

Genus: †Tarwinia
Species: Tarwinia australis
Name

Tarwinia australis Jell & Duncan P.M., 1986
Holotype NMVP26202

References
Primary references

Jell, P.A.; Duncan P.M. 1986: Invertebrates, mainly insects, from the freshwater, Lower Cretaceous, Koonwarra Fossil Bed (Korumburra Group), south Gippsland, Victoria. Memoir of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 3: 111–205. Reference page. [first availability, see p. 166, and Figs 45B, 46C,D]

Tarwinia is an extinct genus of stem-group flea known from a single species, T. australis, from the Early Cretaceous (Aptian) Koonwarra Fossil Bed of Victoria, Australia, it is the only member of the family Tarwiniidae, and the only stem-group flea known from the Southern Hemisphere.[1][2]
References

P. A. Jell and P. M. Duncan. 1986. Invertebrates, mainly insects, from the freshwater, Lower Cretaceous, Koonwarra Fossil Bed (Korumburra Group), South Gippsland, Victoria. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 3:111-205
Huang, Diying (January 2015). "Tarwinia australis (Siphonaptera: Tarwiniidae) from the Lower Cretaceous Koonwarra fossil bed: Morphological revision and analysis of its evolutionary relationship". Cretaceous Research. 52: 507–515. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2014.03.018.

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