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Peltis tricostata

Insecta - Coleoptera - Trogossitidae

Taxonomy
Peltis tricostata was named by Heer (1847). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Oeningen (Lavater'schen collection), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Silpha tricostata by Heer (1862), Heer (1865) and Scudder (1885).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Peltis tricostata Heer p. 39 figs. Pl 7, fig 34
1862Silpha tricostata Heer p. 50 figs. Pl 3, figs 7,8
1865Silpha tricostata Heer p. 382 fig. 275
1885Silpha tricostata Scudder p. 801 fig. 1061

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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
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
superfamilyCleroidea
familyTrogossitidae()
subfamilyPeltinaeKirby 1837
tribePeltiniLatreille 1806
genusPeltis
speciestricostata

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