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Meseumolpites jurassicus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae

Taxonomy
Eumolpites jurassicus was named by Martynov (1926). It is an impression. Its type locality is Karatau-Karabastau (PIN collection 2452), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan. It is the type species of Meseumolpites, Eumolpites.

It was recombined as Meseumolpites jurassicus by Ponomarenko (1962).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Eumolpites jurassicus Martynov pp. 26-27 fig. 14
1962Meseumolpites jurassicus Ponomarenko p. 266 fig. 832

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
RankNameAuthor
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Neuropteriformia
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
Mesocoleoptera
Metacoleoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
Phytophaga
superfamilyChrysomeloidea
familyChrysomelidae()
genusMeseumolpites
speciesjurassicus()

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.

Meseumolpites jurassicus Martynov 1926
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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: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: base of the Callovian to the top of the Oxfordian or 166.10000 to 157.30000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3Kazakhstan (Chimkent) Eumolpites jurassicus (type locality: 113402)