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Orchesia (Orchestera) rasnitzyni

Insecta - Coleoptera - Melandryidae

Taxonomy
Orchesia (Orchestera) rasnitzyni was named by Nikitsky (2011). Its type specimen is SIZC K-176, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Rovno Amber, Klesov locality (SIZC K collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Ukraine.

It was recombined as Orchesia rasnitzyni by Bukejs and Alekseev (2015) and Alekseev and Bukejs (2021).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Orchesia (Orchestera) rasnitzyni Nikitsky p. 560 figs. Pl 10, fig 1
2015Orchesia (Orchestera) rasnitzyni Alekseev and Bukejs p. 593 figs. 7-10
2015Orchesia rasnitzyni Bukejs and Alekseev p. 358
2021Orchesia rasnitzyni Alekseev and Bukejs p. 162

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
RankNameAuthor
Aparaglossata
Neuropteriformia
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
Mesocoleoptera
Metacoleoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
superfamilyTenebrionoidea
familyMelandryidae()
subfamilyMelandryinae
tribeOrchesiiniMulsant 1856
genusOrchesiaLatreille 1807
subgenusOrchesteraGuillebeau 1887
speciesrasnitzyni

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.

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Bush and Bambach 2015, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Priabonian or 38.00000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation (Kaliningrad) Orchesia rasnitzyni (152000 152022)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation Orchesia rasnitzyni (123419)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Ukraine Orchesia rasnitzyni (type locality: 122997)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Poland Orchesia rasnitzyni (124519)