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Clytra greithiana

Insecta - Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae

Taxonomy
Melolontha greithiana was named by Heer (1847). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Greith coal mine, Hohenrhone, which is in an Oligocene fluvial-lacustrine marl in Switzerland.

It was recombined as Clytra greithiana by Santiago-Blay (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Melolontha greithiana Heer p. 67
1865Melolontha greithiana Heer pp. 378, 380 fig. 263
1994Clytra greithiana Santiago-Blay p. 17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
Phytophaga
superfamilyChrysomeloidea
familyChrysomelidae()
subfamilyCryptocephalinaeGyllenhal 1813
tribeClytriniKirby 1837
genusClytra
speciesgreithiana()

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