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Catapterix Zagulajev & Sinev, 1988 . Ent. Obozr. 67(3) : 599.

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Catapterix crimaea Zagulajev & Sinev, 1988. Ent. Obozr. 67(3): 600, fig'd.

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) UKRAINE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Catapterix Zagulajev & Sinev, 1988 was transferred to the new family Catapterigidae (with the type-species, Catapterix crimaea) and was designated as the type-genus by, Zagulajev and Sinev, 1988, Entomologisceskoe Obozrenie 67 (3) : 593, 599.

Catapterix was treated in the Acanthopterocteridae (in which the Catapterigidae was included) in Nye and Fletcher, 1991, 6 : 151.

CATAPTERIX was included within the family ACANTHOPTEROCTETIDAE by Kristensen (1999).

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