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Epicaerus terrosus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

Taxonomy
Eudiagogus terrosus was named by Scudder (1878). Its type specimen is 4024(4078), 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.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Yunakov and Kirejtshuk (2011); it was recombined as Epicaerus terrosus by Legalov (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Eudiagogus terrosus Scudder pp. 766-767
1890Eudiagogus terrosus Scudder p. 475 figs. Pl 8 fig 29
1893Eudiagogus terrosus Scudder p. 64
2015Epicaerus terrosus Legalov p. 1493

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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
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
Phytophaga
superfamilyCurculionoidea
familyCurculionidae()
subfamilyEntiminaeSchoenherr 1823
tribeGeonemini()
genusEpicaerusSchoenherr 1834
speciesterrosus()

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