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Order Plecoptera Burmeister 1839 (stonefly)

Insecta - Pterygota

PaleoDB taxon number: 133906

Synonym: Perlaria Latreille 1802 (taxon 180243)

Full reference: H. C. Burmeister. 1839. Handbuch der Entomologie. Zweiter Band. Besondere Entomologie. Zweite Abtheilung. Kaukerfe. Gymnognatha (Zweite Hälfte; vulgo Neuroptera) 757-1050

Parent taxon: Polyneoptera according to B. Wipfler et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Archaeorthoptera, Blattopteroidea, Dermapterida, Dictyoptera, Eukinolabia, Gallophasmatidae, Haplocercata, Holopandictyoptera, Ideliopsis, Kitshuga, Mantoblattidae, Menatacridium, Mystroptera, Notoptera, Orthacanthacris incertus, Orthopterida, Orthopteroidea, Paoliida, Parablattogryllus, Plecopterida, Polyorthoptera, Polyplecoptera, Protorthoptera, Spectra, Suksunus, Xenonomia

Subtaxa: Afroperla, Antarctoperlaria, Arctoperlaria, Capitiperla, Fatjanopteridae, Fluminiperla, Gulouidae, Kaptsheranga, Marciperla, Perlapsocidae, Perlina, Perlopseina, Sinoperla

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Ecology: volant detritivore-omnivore