Taxon profile


Exopterygota Sharp, 1898

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  infraclass Neoptera

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

superorder Dictyoptera Leach, 1818
superorder Paraneoptera Martynov, 1923
superorder Perlodea
superorder Archaeorthoptera Béthoux & Nel, 2002

Unplaced taxa

order Notoptera Crampton, 1915
Permian: Cisuralian – recent
order Phasmida Leach, 1815 - walking sticks and leaf insects
order Zoraptera Silvestri, 1913 - zorapterans
order Dermaptera DeGeer, 1773 - earwigs
order Embioptera Lameere, 1900 - webspinners inc.sed.

Fossil taxa

order Protorthoptera Handlirsch, 1906

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inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon

extinct taxon