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Cretonanophyes punctatus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Brentidae

Taxonomy
Cretonanophyes punctatus was named by Liu and Ren (2007). Its type specimen is CNU-C-LB2006103, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Huangbanjigou, Chaomidian Village, CNU 2006 collection, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

It was recombined as Montsecanomalus (Montsecanomalus) punctatus by Legalov (2010); it was recombined as Montsecanomalus punctatus by Legalov (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Cretonanophyes punctatus Liu and Ren p. 646 fig. 5,6
2010Montsecanomalus (Montsecanomalus) punctatus Legalov p. 89
2012Montsecanomalus punctatus Legalov p. 690
2013Cretonanophyes punctatus Davis et al. p. 404 figs. 4A-5B
2015Cretonanophyes punctatus Legalov p. 1464

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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
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
Phytophaga
superfamilyCurculionoidea
familyBrentidae()
subfamilyBaissorhynchinae()
tribeBaissorhynchini()
genusCretonanophyes
speciespunctatus

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