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Mesosmicrips cretacea

Insecta - Coleoptera - Smicripidae

Taxonomy
Smicrips cretacea was named by Cai and Huang (2016). Its type specimen is NIGP 163547, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Burmese amber (NIGP coll), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar. It is the type species of Mesosmicrips.

It was recombined as Mesosmicrips cretacea by Kirejtshuk (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2016Smicrips cretacea Cai and Huang p. 46 figs. 1-3
2017Mesosmicrips cretacea Kirejtshuk p. 36

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
superfamilyCucujoidea
familySmicripidaeHorn 1879
genusMesosmicrips
speciescretacea()

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