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Melandryidae (false darkling beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Melandryidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Melandryidae Crowson p. 697
1995Melandryidae Lawrence and Newton, Jr. p. 786
2011Melandryidae Bouchard et al. p. 388
2018Melandryidae Batelka et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
superfamilyTenebrionoidea
familyMelandryidae()
familyMelandryidae()

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
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: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Turonian to the top of the Chattian or 93.90000 to 23.03000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 89.8 Ma

Collections (11 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Turonian93.9 - 89.8USA (New Jersey) Archaeserropalpus cretaceus, Pseudocuphosis tristis (110895)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Russian Federation Archaeoxylita zherichini (35056)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Utah) Cicindelopsis eophilus (116369)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Germany Abdera hoffeinsorum (123769)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Poland Abderina helmii (123438) Orchesia rasnitzyni, Microscapha andrzeji (124519)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation Orchesia rasnitzyni, Orchesia turkini, Serropalpus vivax, Serropalpus ingemmescus, Abdera hoffeinsorum, Abdera rikojotensis, Electroabdera marisbaltici, Quasianisoxya curonensis (123419)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Ukraine Orchesia rasnitzyni (122997)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation (Kaliningrad) Orchesia rasnitzyni, Abdera hoffeinsorum (152022) Orchesia turkini, Serropalpus ryzhkovianus, Orchesia canaliculata (139928)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Czech Republic Serropalpidae indet. (139944)