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Meligethes detractus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Nitidulidae

Taxonomy
Meligethes detractus was named by Förster (1891). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Brunstatt, horizon d2, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine - large marl in France.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Meligethes detractus Förster p. 370 figs. Pl 11, fig 16
1937Meligethes detractus Theobald p. 174 figs. Pl XII fig 20

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
superfamilyCucujoidea
familyNitidulidae()
subfamilyMeligethinaeThomson 1859
genusMeligethes
speciesdetractus

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