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Xyphosternum minor

Insecta - Coleoptera - Schizophoridae

Taxonomy
Xyphosternum minor was named by Ponomarenko (1968). Its type specimen is PIN 2239/919, an exoskeleton, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Karatau-Mikhailovka (PIN collection 2239), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Xyphosternum minor Ponomarenko p. 136 figs. Pl 15, fig 5; text-fig 17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderMyxophagaCrowson 1955
superfamilySchizophoroideaPonomarenko 1968
familySchizophoridae
genusXyphosternum
speciesminor

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