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Ochthebius nitidulus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydraenidae

Taxonomy
Curculionites nitidulus was named by Heer (1870). Its type specimen is Nat. Riks. Ar. 39, an elytra, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Cap Staratschin, which is in a Danian/Selandian delta plain shale in the Firkanten Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

It was recombined as Ochthebius nitidulus by Birket-Smith (1977).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Curculionites nitidulus Heer p. 77 figs. Pl 16, figs 15,16
1977Ochthebius nitidulus Birket-Smith p. 12 fig. 5
2015Curculionites nitidulus Legalov p. 1497

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderStaphyliniformiaLameere 1900
superfamilyStaphylinoidea
familyHydraenidaeMulsant 1844
subfamilyOchthebiinaeThomson 1859
tribeOchthebiiniThomson 1859
subtribeOchthebiinaThomson 1859
genusOchthebius
speciesnitidulus()

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