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Onthophagus taurus

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

Taxonomy
Scarabaeus taurus was named by Schreber (1759). It is extant.

It was recombined as Onthophagus taurus by Green et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1759Scarabaeus taurus Schreber p. 7 fig. 1
1767Scarabaeus taurus Linnaeus p. 547
1775Scarabaeus taurus Fabricius p. 26
1777Scarabaeus taurus Goeze p. 19
2006Onthophagus taurus Green et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
RankNameAuthor
Aparaglossata
Neuropteriformia
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
Mesocoleoptera
Metacoleoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderStaphyliniformia
superfamilyScarabaeoidea
familyScarabaeidae()
subfamilyScarabaeinae
tribeOnthophagini()
genusOnthophagus
speciestaurus()

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.

Onthophagus taurus Schreber 1759
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Bush and Bambach 2015, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Middle Pleistocene or 0.78100 to 0.12600 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126United Kingdom Onthophagus taurus (168266)