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Melolonthites aciculata

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

Taxonomy
Melolonthites aciculata was named by Heer (1847). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Oeningen (von Fürstenberg collection), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Melolonthites aciculata Heer p. 71 figs. Pl 2, fig 13

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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
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderScarabaeiformiaCrowson 1960
superfamilyScarabaeoidea
familyScarabaeidae()
subfamilyMelolonthinae(Leach 1817)
genusMelolonthites
speciesaciculata

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