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Protainophthalmus asperulus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

Taxonomy
Cleonus asperulus was named by Heer (1856). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (Musee Blanchet Coll), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France.

It was recombined as Protainophthalmus asperulus by Zherikhin (1992), Yunakov and Kirejtshuk (2011) and Legalov (2015).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Cleonus asperulus Heer p. 20 figs. Pl 1, fig 15
1874Brachyderes longipes Oustalet p. 235 figs. Pl 3, figs 22,23
1874Brachyderes aquisextanus Oustalet p. 242 figs. Pl 3, fig 12
1874Cleonus marcelli Oustalet p. 256 figs. Pl 3 fig 13; Pl 5 fig 5
1874Cleonus asperulus Oustalet p. 259 figs. Pl 3, figs 20,21
1891Cleonus asperulus Förster p. 384 figs. Pl 11, fig 26
1937Brachyderes longipes Theobald p. 297
1937Cleonus asperulus Theobald p. 396 figs. Pl IX fig 8
1937Cleonus marcelli Theobald p. 396 figs. Pl IX fig 2
1992Protainophthalmus asperulus Zherikhin p. 174 figs. 8, 9
2011Protainophthalmus asperulus Yunakov and Kirejtshuk p. 94
2015Protainophthalmus asperulus Legalov p. 1491

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
Phytophaga
superfamilyCurculionoidea
familyCurculionidae()
subfamilyEntiminaeSchoenherr 1823
tribeTanymeciniLacordaire 1863
genusProtainophthalmus
speciesasperulus()

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