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Geotrupes atavus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Geotrupidae

Taxonomy
Geotrupes atavus was named by Oustalet (1874). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (MNHN Paris Coll), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Geotrupes atavus Oustalet p. 199 figs. Pl 3, fig 7
1915Geotrupes atacus Meunier p. 5 fig. 2
2000Geotrupes atavus Krell p. 877

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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
infraorderScarabaeiformiaCrowson 1960
superfamilyScarabaeoidea
familyGeotrupidae()
subfamilyGeotrupinae
tribeGeotrupini
genusGeotrupes
speciesatavus

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