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Mesoschizopus elegans

Insecta - Coleoptera - Schizopodidae

Taxonomy
Mesoschizopus elegans was named by Cai et al. (2015). Its type specimen is NIGP 157736, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Bisiyingzi township, Ningcheng County, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China. It is the type species of Mesoschizopus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2015Mesoschizopus elegans Cai et al. p. 491 figs. 2-4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderElateriformiaCrowson 1960
superfamilyBuprestoidea
familySchizopodidaeLeConte 1859
genusMesoschizopus
specieselegans

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