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Pseudochrysobothris ballae

Insecta - Coleoptera - Buprestidae

Taxonomy
Chrysobothris ballae was named by Whalley and Jarzembowski (1985). Its type specimen is NHM In 59501, an exoskeleton (whole beetle), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is La Pedrera de Rubies Quarry (BMNH collection), which is in a Barremian lacustrine - large limestone in the La Pedrera de Rúbies Formation of Spain. It is the type species of Pseudochrysobothris.

It was recombined as Pseudochrysobothris ballae by Alekseev (1993) and Bellamy (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Chrysobothris ballae Whalley and Jarzembowski p. 398 fig. 15
1993Pseudochrysobothris ballae Alekseev p. 34 fig. 15
2008Pseudochrysobothris ballae Bellamy p. 33

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderElateriformiaCrowson 1960
superfamilyBuprestoidea
familyBuprestidae()
subfamilyParathyreinae
genusPseudochrysobothris
speciesballae()

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