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Platynus caesus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Carabidae

Taxonomy
Platynus caesus was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is Packard 83, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Green River (Packard Collection), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite/shale in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Platynus caesus Scudder p. 522 figs. Pl 7 fig 34
1900Platynus caesus Scudder p. 30

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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
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderAdephaga
familyCarabidae()
subfamilyPlatyninae()
tribePlatynini
genusPlatynus
speciescaesus

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