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Lycocerus guttula

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cantharidae

Taxonomy
Cantharis guttula was named by Zhang (1989). Its type specimen is 830063, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County, collection 3, which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.

It was recombined as Lycocerus guttula by Fanti (2017) and Fanti (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Cantharis guttula Zhang p. 119 figs. Pl 26, fig 4; text-fig 103
2017Lycocerus guttula Fanti p. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderElateriformiaCrowson 1960
superfamilyElateroidea
familyCantharidaeImhoff 1856
subfamilyCantharinaeImhoff 1856
tribeCanthariniImhoff 1856
genusLycocerusGorham 1889
speciesguttula()

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