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Rhagonycha (Rhagonycha) micans

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cantharidae

Taxonomy
Rhagonycha micans was named by Piton (1939). Its type specimen is Col Piton 1023, an elytra, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Lake Chambon (Piton coll), which is in a Piacenzian crater lake diatomite/volcaniclastic in France.

It was recombined as Rhagonycha (Rhagonycha) micans by Fanti (2017) and Fanti (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Rhagonycha micans Piton p. 105 fig. 6
2017Rhagonycha (Rhagonycha) micans Fanti p. 4

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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
genusRhagonychaEschscholtz 1830
subgenusRhagonychaEschscholtz 1830
speciesmicans()

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