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Paragyrinus dubius

Insecta - Coleoptera

Taxonomy
Gyrinus dubius was named by Giebel (1856). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Lower Lias (Brodie coll), which is in a Rhaetian/Hettangian marine shale/limestone in the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Paragyrinus dubius by Handlirsch (1906) and Nel (1989).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Gyrinus dubius Giebel p. 56
1906Paragyrinus dubius Handlirsch p. 448 figs. Pl XLI fig 43
1989Paragyrinus dubius Nel p. 328

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
RankNameAuthor
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
genusParagyrinus
speciesdubius()

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