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Protochares brevipalpis

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Taxonomy
Protochares brevipalpis was named by Fikáček et al. (2014). Its type specimen is AM F109568, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Talbragar Fossil Fish Bed (AM collection), which is in a Tithonian lacustrine - small siliciclastic in Australia. It is the type species of Protochares.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Protochares brevipalpis Fikáček et al. p. 715 fig. 1A,B,F

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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
infraorderStaphyliniformia
superfamilyHydrophiloidea
familyHydrophilidae
genusProtochares
speciesbrevipalpis

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.

Protochares brevipalpis Fikáček et al. 2014
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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: Tithonian or 152.10000 to 145.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Australia (New South Wales) Protochares brevipalpis (type locality: 128121)