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Prophaenognatha robusta

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

Taxonomy
Prophaenognatha robusta was named by Bai et al. (2011). Its type specimen is CNU-COL-LB2010596, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Huangbanjigou, Chaomidian Village, CNU 2010 collection, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China. It is the type species of Prophaenognatha.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Prophaenognatha robusta Bai et al. p. 985 figs. Pl 1, text-fig 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderScarabaeiformiaCrowson 1960
superfamilyScarabaeoidea
familyScarabaeidae()
subfamilyAclopinaeMilne-Edwards 1850
tribeAclopiniBlanchard 1850
genusProphaenognatha
speciesrobusta

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