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Ocypus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae

Taxonomy
Ocypus was named by Leach (1819). It is extant.

It was reranked as Staphylinus (Ocypus) by Oustalet (1874).

It was assigned to Staphylinus by Oustalet (1874); and to Staphylinina by Herman (2001) and Bouchard et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1819Ocypus Leach p. 172
1874Staphylinus (Ocypus) Oustalet p. 157
2001Ocypus Herman p. 3355
2011Ocypus Bouchard et al.

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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
infraorderStaphyliniformia
superfamilyStaphylinoidea
familyStaphylinidae()
subfamilyStaphylininae
tribeStaphylinini
subtribeStaphylinina
genusOcypus

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.

G. Ocypus Leach 1819
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Subg. Ocypus (Pseudocypus) Mulsant and Rey 1876
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Ocypus atavus Oustalet 1874
Ocypus olens Müller 1764
Ocypus provincialis Oustalet 1874
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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Chattian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 28.10000 to 0.01170 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 23.03 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) Staphylinus atavus (122487)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France (Bouches-Du-Rhone) Staphylinus provincialis (122501)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117USA (Washington) O. sp. (167662)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117United Kingdom (England) Staphylinus fuscatus (164909)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.129 - 0.0117United Kingdom (Worcestershire) Staphylinus olens (163070)