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Harpalus nitens

Insecta - Coleoptera - Carabidae

Taxonomy
Carabites nitens was named by Heer (1870). Its type specimen is Nat. Riks. Ar.35, an elytra (apical part), 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 Harpalus nitens by Birket-Smith (1977).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Carabites nitens Heer p. 73 figs. Pl 16, figs 19,20
1977Harpalus nitens Birket-Smith p. 9 fig. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderAdephaga
familyCarabidae()
subfamilyHarpalinaeBonelli 1810
tribeHarpaliniBonelli 1810
subtribeHarpalinaBonelli 1829
genusHarpalus
speciesnitens()

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