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Protrogosita distincta

Insecta - Coleoptera - Trogossitidae

Taxonomy
Protrogosita distincta was named by Piton and Théobald (1937). Its type specimen is MNHN.F.B47303, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Menat (Piacentini coll.), which is in a Thanetian crater lake diatomite in the Menat Formation of France. It is the type species of Protrogosita.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Protrogosita distincta Piton and Théobald p. 81 figs. 5, 5a
1940Protrogosita distincta Piton p. 195 figs. 61; Pl XVIII fig 9

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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
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
superfamilyCleroidea
familyTrogossitidae()
genusProtrogosita
speciesdistincta

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