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Oxygonus mortuus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

Taxonomy
Oxygonus mortuus was named by Scudder (1876). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Fossil Cañon, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large shale in the Green River Formation of Utah.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Oxygonus mortuus Scudder p. 81
1877Oxygonus mortuus Scudder p. 759
1890Oxygonus mortuus Scudder p. 496 figs. Pl 5 figs 110-111
1900Oxygonus mortuus Scudder p. 97

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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
superfamilyElateroidea
familyElateridae
genusOxygonusLeconte
speciesmortuus

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