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Psiloptera (Damarsila)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Buprestidae

Taxonomy
Damarsila was named by Thomson (1878). It is extant.

It was reranked as Psiloptera (Damarsila) by Hörnschemeyer and Wedmann (1994).

It was assigned to Buprestidae by Piton (1935); and to Psiloptera by Hörnschemeyer and Wedmann (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Damarsilia Piton p. 66
1994Psiloptera (Damarsila) Hörnschemeyer and Wedmann p. 91

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderElateriformiaCrowson 1960
superfamilyBuprestoidea
familyBuprestidae()
subfamilyChrysochroinaeLaporte 1835
tribeDicercini()
subtribeDicercina
genusPsilopteraDejean 1833
subgenusDamarsila(Thomson 1878)

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