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Protainophthalmus punctulatus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

Taxonomy
Desmidophorus punctulatus was named by Nicolas (1892). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (Matheron Coll), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France.

It was synonymized subjectively with Cleonus marcelli by Theobald (1937); it was recombined as Protainophthalmus punctulatus by Yunakov and Kirejtshuk (2011) and Legalov (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Desmidophorus punctulatus Nicolas p. 435 fig. 7
2011Protainophthalmus punctulatus Yunakov and Kirejtshuk p. 94
2015Protainophthalmus punctulatus 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
speciespunctulatus()

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