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Cryptochromus letatus

Insecta - Hemiptera - Lygaeidae

Taxonomy
Cryptochromus letatus was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is MCZ 757, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado. It is the type species of Cryptochromus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Cryptochromus letatus Scudder p. 409

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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
Clareocercaria
Acercaria()
superorderPancondylognatha
Condylognatha
orderHemiptera
suborderHeteropteraLatreille 1810
infraorderPentatomomorphaLeston et al. 1954
superfamilyLygaeoideaSchilling 1829
familyLygaeidaeSchilling 1829
genusCryptochromus
speciesletatus

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