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Psiloptera transversovittata

Insecta - Coleoptera - Buprestidae

Taxonomy
Eochalcophora transversovittata was named by Haupt (1950). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Geiseltal (Halle collection), which is in a Lutetian mire/swamp lignite/shale in Germany.

It was recombined as Psiloptera (Damarsila) transversovittata by Hörnschemeyer and Wedmann (1994); it was recombined as Psiloptera transversovittata by Weidlich (1987) and Bellamy (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Eochalcophora abbreviata Haupt p. 95 fig. 58
1950Eochalcophora transversovittata Haupt p. 97 fig. 59
1987Psiloptera transversovittata Weidlich p. 35
1994Psiloptera (Damarsila) transversovittata Hörnschemeyer and Wedmann p. 91 figs. Pl 1, figs 1,2; pl 3, fig 1; text-figs 5-10
2008Psiloptera transversovittata Bellamy

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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
speciestransversovittata()

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