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Buprestis gracilis

Insecta - Coleoptera - Buprestidae

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

It was recombined as Buprestis gracilis by Bellamy (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Ancylochira gracilis Heer p. 111 figs. Pl 3, fig 9
2008Buprestis gracilis Bellamy

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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
infraorderElateriformiaCrowson 1960
superfamilyBuprestoidea
familyBuprestidae()
subfamilyBuprestinae
tribeBuprestini
subtribeBuprestina
genusBuprestis
speciesgracilis()

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