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Tropisternus sculptilis

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Taxonomy
Tropisternus sculptilis was named by Scudder (1878). Its type specimen is 3989, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Petrified fish cut (Scudder collection), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite/shale in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Tropisternus sculptilis Scudder p. 760
1890Tropisternus sculptilis Scudder p. 514
1900Tropisternus sculptilis Scudder p. 39

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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
infraorderStaphyliniformiaLameere 1900
superfamilyHydrophiloidea
familyHydrophilidae
subfamilyHydrophilinae()
tribeHydrophilini
subtribeHydrophilina
genusTropisternusSolier 1834
speciessculptilis

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