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Ptomaphagus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Leiodidae

Taxonomy
Ptomaphagus was named by Illiger (1798). It is extant. It is the type genus of Ptomaphagini.

It was assigned to Eleutherata by Illiger (1798); to Silphidae by Carpenter (1992); and to Ptomaphagina by Bouchard et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1798Ptomaphagus Illiger p. 84
1992Ptomaphagus Carpenter
2011Ptomaphagus Bouchard et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderStaphyliniformiaLameere 1900
superfamilyStaphylinoidea
familyLeiodidae()
subfamilyCholevinaeKirby 1837
tribePtomaphaginiJeannel 1911
subtribePtomaphaginaJeannel 1911
genusPtomaphagus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available