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Platynus casus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Carabidae

Taxonomy
Platynus casus was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is Hinde 14523, an elytra, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Scarborough Bluffs (Hinde collection), which is in a Pleistocene lacustrine deltaic siltstone in the Scarborough Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Platynus casus Scudder p. 519 figs. Pl 1 fig 42
1895Platynus casus Scudder p. 46
1900Platynus casus Scudder p. 29

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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()
subfamilyPlatyninaeBonelli 1810
tribePlatyniniBonelli 1810
genusPlatynusBonelli 1810
speciescasus

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