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Platydracus breviantennatus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae

Taxonomy
Platydracus breviantennatus was named by Cai et al. (2014). Its type specimen is YPM IP 035006, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Florissant (YPM Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Platydracus breviantennatus Cai et al. p. 322 fig. 1,2

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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
infraorderStaphyliniformiaLameere 1900
superfamilyStaphylinoidea
familyStaphylinidae()
subfamilyStaphylininae
tribeStaphylinini
subtribeStaphylinina
genusPlatydracusThomson 1858
speciesbreviantennatus

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