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Tetraphalerus mongolicus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Taxonomy
Tetraphalerus mongolicus was named by Ponomarenko (1986). Its type specimen is PIN 3149/967, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Gurvan-Ereny-Nuruu (Outcrop 236/29), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale/sandstone in the Gurvan-Eren Formation of Mongolia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Tetraphalerus mongolicus Ponomarenko p. 84 figs. 50; Pl VI fig 1

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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
suborderArchostemataKolbe 1908
familyCupedidaeLaporte 1836
subfamilyOmmatinaeSharp and Muir 1912
tribeTetraphalerini
genusTetraphalerusWaterhouse 1901
speciesmongolicus

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