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Taxonomic Serial No.: 114998

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): hanging scorpionflies [English]
    hangingflies [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderMecoptera  – scorpion flies, hangingflies, scorpionflies, snowflies  
                                  FamilyBittacidae  – hanging scorpionflies, hangingflies  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Afrobittacus Londt, 1994  
                                     Genus Anabittacus Kimmins, 1929  
                                     Genus Anomalobittacus Kimmins, 1928  
                                     Genus Apterobittacus MacLachlan, 1893  
                                     Genus Austrobittacus Riek, 1954  
                                     Genus Bicaubittacus Tan and Hua, 2009  
                                     Genus Bittacus Latreille, 1805  
                                     Genus Edriobittacus Byers, 1974  
                                     Genus Eremobittacus Byers, 1997  
                                     Genus Harpobittacus Gerstaecker, 1885  
                                     Genus Hylobittacus Byers, 1979  
                                     Genus Issikiella Byers, 1972  
                                     Genus Kalobittacus Esben-Petersen, 1914  
                                     Genus Nannobittacus Esben-Petersen, 1927  
                                     Genus Orobittacus Villegas and Byers, 1982  
                                     Genus Pazius Navás, 1913  
                                     Genus Symbittacus Byers, 1986  
                                     Genus Terrobittacus Tan and Hua, 2009  
                                     Genus Tytthobittacus Smithers, 1973  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Bittacidae, hanging scorpionflies [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Penny, Norman D., and George W. Byers  
  Publication Date: 1979   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Check-List of the Mecoptera of the World   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Acta Amazonica, vol. 9, no. 2   
  Page(s): 365-388   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0044-5967   
  Reference for: Bittacidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pires Machado, Renato Jose, Fabio Siqueira P. Godoi, and José Albertino Rafael  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Neotropical Mecoptera (Insecta): New generic synonymies, new combinations, key to families and genera, and checklist of species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, no. 2148   
  Page(s): 27-38   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5334   
  Reference for: Bittacidae   

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