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Mesotachinus major

Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae

Taxonomy
Mesotachinus major was named by Tikhomirova (1968). Its type specimen is PIN 2384/417, an exoskeleton, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Karatau-Mikhailovka (PIN collection 2384), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan. It is the type species of Mesotachinus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Mesotachinus major Tikhomirova p. 148 figs. Pl 18, fig 3; text-fig 9
2001Mesotachinus major Herman p. 1060

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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
infraorderStaphyliniformiaLameere 1900
superfamilyStaphylinoidea
familyStaphylinidae()
subfamilyTachyporinaeMacLeay 1825
genusMesotachinus
speciesmajor

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