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Protonicagus tani

Insecta - Coleoptera - Lucanidae

Taxonomy
Protonicagus tani was named by Cai et al. (2017). Its type specimen is NIGP 165188, 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 Protonicagus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2017Protonicagus tani Cai et al. p. 110 figs. 1-3

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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
infraorderScarabaeiformiaCrowson 1960
superfamilyScarabaeoidea
familyLucanidae()
subfamilyAesalinaeMacLeay 1819
tribeNicagini(LeConte 1861)
genusProtonicagus
speciestani

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