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Protainophthalmus margarus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

Taxonomy
Sitona margarum was named by Germar (1849). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (unspecified collection), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France.

It was recombined as Sitones margarum by Oustalet (1874) and Handlirsch (1907); it was recombined as Protainophthalmus margarus by Yunakov and Kirejtshuk (2011); it was recombined as Protainophthalmus margarum by Legalov (2015).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Sitona margarum Germar p. 61 figs. Pl 2, fig 5
1856Sitona antiqua Giebel p. 141
1856Sitona margarum Heer p. 19
1874Sitones margarum Oustalet p. 246 figs. Pl 3, fig 15
1907Sitones margarum Handlirsch p. 803
1937Sitona margarum Theobald p. 395 figs. Pl XXVIII fig 7; Pl IX fig 6
2011Protainophthalmus margarus Yunakov and Kirejtshuk p. 94
2015Protainophthalmus margarum Legalov p. 1491

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
Phytophaga
superfamilyCurculionoidea
familyCurculionidae()
subfamilyEntiminaeSchoenherr 1823
tribeTanymeciniLacordaire 1863
genusProtainophthalmus
speciesmargarus()

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