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Coleoptera (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

Subtaxa
Acmaeodera perreaui, Adephaga, Adikia, Adynasia, Allognosis, Anancaeon, Anapiptus, Ancylocheira liasina, Angelinella, Anhuistoma, Anhydrophilus, Anomerus, Anypostatus, Apheloodes, Apiaria, Apicasia, Apioderes, Apiopyrenides, Apistotes, Apsychus, Aptilotitus (syn. Aptilotus), Archostemata, Archosyne, Auchenophorites (syn. Auchenophorus), Bareus, Bathygerus, Bellingera, Bellingeropsis, Blaptoides, Bostrichini, Bothroptera, Brachylaimon, Brachytrachelites, Brevispinnatus, Brodiola, Bruchelae, Bucklandula, Buprestium, Carabicina, Carabiques, Carabocera, Cardioides, Caryoborus, Cebrionates, Cerambicini, Cerylonopsis, Chimaerocoleites, Chlaeniopsis, Chrysomelidium, Chrysomelophana, Cistela, Cistelites, Clerii, Clinomerus (syn. Catomerus), Coccinellophana, Coleopteron, Coleopteron depressus, Coleopteron interpunctatus, Coleopteron laevigatus, Coleopteron scabriusculus, Colymbetopsis, Coprophagi, Cretaceites, Cretofalselaterium, Cretogermen, Criocerina pristina, Critoderma (syn. Cycloderma), Cryptauchenia, Cucujipes, Curculidium, Curculionites, Curculionites liasinus, Curculiopsidae, Curculium, Cydnopsis nigromembranacea, Cyphospheron, Darbiopelta, Diachoristes, Diaperialae, Diaperidium, Diatarastus, Diatrypamene, Dicyphelus (syn. Dicyphus), Diphymation, Diplocelides, Diplothece, Doggeria, Dysarestus, Ecthlimma, Elateridopsidae, Elateridopsis, Elytrulum, Enamma, Entomocantharus, Entomophagi, Eocoleopteron, Episcepes, Epomenus, Erotilenae, Erotylites, Etheridgea, Euchroma arvernica, Eurynotellus (syn. Eurynotus), Eurysphinctus, Eusarcantarus, Explansimarginis, Flichea, Gastrodelus, Gastroratus, Geotrupini, Glaphoptera, Glaphyropterites, Glaphyropterula, Grahamelytron, Grasselites, Gurvanocoleus, Gyrinites, Gyrinulopsis, Halticophana, Harpalidium, Heeriaopsis (syn. Heeriella), Helophoropsis, Helophorus exilis, Helophorus magnus, Helopidium, Helopii, Helopium, Hubeicoleus, Hydrobius godeti, Hydrobius obsoletus, Hydrocanthares, Hydroicetes, Hydrophilites, Hydrophilus stenopterus, Hydroporopsis, Hydrous ebeninus, Hylesinus lineatus, Hyperomima, Ipidae, Jurodidae (syn. Sikhotealiniidae), Kamaroma, Katapiptus, Keleusticus, Kibdelia, Kryptophagus, Laimocenos, Lamiites, Lamiophanes, Laodiscis, Latridiites, Leioodes, Leptomites, Leptosolenophorus, Longimaxilla, Loxocamarotus, Macrogastri, Macrotrachelites, Malacodermi, Malacodermidae, Masselytron, Megacentrus, Megachorites, Melanophilites, Melanophilopsis, Mesoncus (syn. Loxoncus), Mesorhynchophora, Mesotricupes, Mesotylites, Metanastes, Microcoleopteron, Microentomus, Mordellonae, Myxophaga, Nannoodes, Nebrioides, Necrophagi, Necticus minutus, Nitidulariae, Nubili, Omogongylus, Onkedodimus, Onthophagus luteus, Ooidellus (syn. Ooides), Ooperiglyptus, Ooperioristus, Oropseini, Oxycephalites, Oxytoroptera, Pachycoleon, Pachypleurites, Paklapwania, Palaeotrachys, Palaeotylinae, Pallax, Palpatores, Pantodapus, Paracurculium, Paragyrinus, Parasilphites, Parnidium, Parnosoma, Pedinosoma, Peltocoleops, Periboloptera, Peridosoma (syn. Perosoma), Permocoleus, Petalocupes, Petrorophus, Phaulogyrinus, Pholipheron, Phytoplesion, Pimeliodes, Plastobuprestites, Plastonebria, Platyprosopi, Pleuralocista, Podabrus santaritensis, Polypamon, Polyphaga, Ponomarenkiidae, Prionophana, Prochrysomela, Proheuristes, Prophasis, Prosthecogmus, Prosthenostictus, Protocoleoptera, Protocuneus, Pselaphii, Pseudobuprestites, Pseudocarabites, Pseudocurculionites, Pseudocymindis, Pseudocyphon, Pseudoelateropsis, Pseudohydrophilites, Pseudomesalia, Pseudoprionites, Pseudotelephorus, Pseudotenebrio, Pseudus, Ptiniores, Pyrochroophana, Rhomaleus, Rhynchophori, Saperda valdensis, Saprophagi, Scalopoides, Scarabaeides, Semiglobus, Sideriosemion, Silphidium (syn. Silphites), Sinoelaterium, Sitonites, Smodicoptera, Sojanocoleidae, Sphaericites, Sphaeridiota, Staphylini, Sternoxi, Stictulus, Strongylites, Strullendorfia, Telephorium, Tenebrionites, Tetillopsis, Tetragonides, Thurmannia, Toksunius, Tolype, Triadocoleopteron, Trichelepturgetes, Tridigitati, Tripsalis, Trixagites, Trochiscites, Trochmalus, Trogossitarii, Trypocoleus, Tychon, Ulomites, Velenovskya, Versicolores, Wollastonia, Xenogyrinus, Xylophagi, Xylotupia, Yanqingia, Zetemenos

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Coleoptera Linnaeus p. 341
1759Coleoptera Schreber p. 7
1761Coleoptera Linnaeus p. 133
1762Coleoptera Geoffroy
1762Cistela Geoffroy p. 115
1763Coleoptera Scopoli p. 1
1764Coleoptera Müller p. 1
1766Coleoptera Schaeffer
1767Coleoptera Linnaeus p. 537
1768Coleoptera Strøm p. 313
1770Coleoptera Drury
1771Coleoptera Forster p. 1
1771Cistela Forster p. 12
1775Eleuterata Fabricius p. 1
1776Coleoptera Müller p. 52
1777Coleoptera Goeze p. 1
1777Cistela Goeze p. 151
1796Coleoptera Latreille p. 1
1798Eleuterata Fabricius p. 1
1798Eleutherata Illiger p. 497
1802Coleoptera Latreille p. 74
1804Coleoptera Latreille p. 138
1813Criocerina pristina Germar p. 14
1852Curculionites liasinus Heer p. 15 fig. 39,40
1856Necticus minutus Aymard p. 234
1856Ancylocheira liasina Giebel p. 82
1856Hydrobius obsoletus Heer p. 18 figs. Pl 1, fig 19
1862Hydrophilus stenopterus Heer p. 65 figs. Pl 4, fig 13
1862Helophorus magnus Heer p. 70 figs. Pl 5, figs 22,22b
1862Hydrobius godeti Heer p. 70 figs. Pl 5, figs 21,21b
1862Helophorus exilis Heer p. 71 figs. Pl 5, fig 20
1865Hydrophilites interpunctatus Heer p. 64
1865Strongylites laevigatus Heer p. 89
1865Saperda valdensis Heer p. 376 fig. 254
1874Hydrobius obsoletus Oustalet p. 128 figs. Pl 6, fig 18
1874Onthophagus luteus Oustalet p. 194 figs. Pl 2, fig 17
1879Carabites depressus Heer p. 91
1879Buprestites scabriusculus Heer p. 92
1888Criocerina pristina von Schlechtendal p. 478
1891Hylesinus lineatus Förster p. 401 figs. Pl 12, fig 16
1907Crioceris pristina Handlirsch p. 792
1921Coleoptera Cockerell
1929Elateridopsidae Zalessky
1932Elateridopsidae Zalessky p. 201
1936Podabrus santaritensis Cockerell p. 5 figs. fig 5
1939Hydrous ebeninus Statz p. 64 figs. Pl. 18, fig. 81
1940Euchroma arvernica Piton pp. 181-182 figs. Pl XVII fig 7
1940Acmaeodera perreaui Piton pp. 193-194 figs. Pl XVII fig 5
1953Coleoptera Bode
1967Cydnopsis nigromembranacea Jordan p. 86 figs. Pl 3, fig 13
1987Coleoptera Geyer and Kleber p. 342
1989Coleoptera Shoshani et al. p. 435
1989Coleoptera Zhang p. 420
1992Coleoptera Carpenter
1992Hylesinus lineatus Wood and Bright p. 81
1995Coleoptera Lawrence and Newton, Jr.
2004Coleoptera Kukalová-Peck and Lawrence
2011Coleoptera Beutel et al.
2014Coleoptera Misof et al.
2017Podabrus santaritensis Fanti p. 5

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

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 Asselian to the top of the Holocene or 298.90000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 295.5 Ma

Collections (1809 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Asselian298.9 - 295.5Germany (Rhineland-Palatinate) Coleopsis archaica (156248)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1Czech Republic Tshekardocoleidae indet., Moravocoleus fractus, Moravocoleus neglegens, Moravocoleus perditus, Moravocoleus permianus, Eocoleus scaber, Umoricoleus perplex, Boscoleus blandus, Votocoleus submissus, Prosperocoleus prosperus, Retelytron conopeum, Oborocoleus rohdendorfi, Liberocoleus intactus (114186)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1Germany (Thüringer Wald) Pachypleurites nodosus (128485)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Oklahoma) Permocoleus wellingtonensis (104816 104826)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3South Africa (Western Cape) Afrocupes firmae (156986)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Suksun) Sylvacoleodes admirandus, Sylvacoleus richteri, Tshekardocoleus minor, Sylvacoleus sharovi (108206) Tshekardocoleus magnus (116652)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) Kaltanicupes ponomarenkoi, Protocupoides rohdendorfi (116121)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation Maricoleus valentinae (115214) Tshekardocoleus magnus, Sylvacoleus richteri (107787) Uralocoleus splendens (155819)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Kemerovo) Cytocupoides elongatus, Archicupes jacobsoni, Protocupes martynovi, Eocupes lukjanovitshi, Rossocoleus avus (122567) Ichthyocupes kuznetskiensis (122572) Kaltanicupes richteri (122568) Kaltanocoleus pospelovi, Protocupes martynovi (122569) Palaeocupes kaltanicus, Eocupes cellulosus, Kaltanocoleus pospelovi, Archicupes reichardti, Stegocupes efremovi, Carinicupes beckermigdisovae, Asiocoleus novojilovi, Cytocupes angustus, Protocupoides plavilstshikovi, Tomiocupes sharovi, Schizotaldycupes ananjevi, Ichthyocupes tyzhnovi, Uskatocoleus kaltanicus (104704) Schizocoleus kuznetskiensis (124604)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Kazan) Permocupes semenovi, Permocupoides distinctus (116877)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Arkangelsk) Permocrossos elongatus (104993) Permocupes semenovi (104716) Permocupes sojanensis, Permocupes grandis (116933) Sojanocoleus reticulatus (116874) Uralocoleus ultimus, Permocupes sojanensis (104992)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Kirov) Kaltanicupes major, Rossocoleus altus, Kaltanicupes kitjakensis, Kaltanicupes acutus (105058)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation Elateridopsis permiensis (156163)
Wordian268.8 - 265.1Russian Federation (Kemerovo) Palademosyne martynovae (124612) Protocupes ogloblini, Taldycupes chachlovi, Tychticupes tchihatcheffi, Tecticupes indistinctus, Stegocupes fedotovi, Tecticupes heckeri, Uskatocoleus avitus, Uskatocoleus iljinskiensis, Uskatocoleus surijokovicus, Karakanocoleus janischewskyi, Rossocoleus surijokovensis, Rossocoleus grandis, Rossocoleus parvus, Rossocoleus latus, Rossocoleus latior (122566) Schizocupes obrutshevi (124600) Uskatocoleus convexus, Rossocoleus verrucosus (124603)
Wordian - Capitanian268.8 - 259.9Russian Federation Uskatocoleus kushejakovicus (124610)
Urzhumian268.0 - 265.0Russian Federation (Udmurtia) Coleoptera hindwing indet., Schizophoridae indet., Permocupes latus, Protocupoides elongatus, Rossocoleus angustus, Rossocoleus novojilovi (103502) Schizotaldycupes pubescens, Rhombocoleites uralensis (104750)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9Russian Federation Stegosyne rugosa (124611)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9Russian Federation (Orenburg) Curculiopsis ellipticus (104994) Palademosyne ovum, Tatarocupes granulatus, Karakanocoleus europeus, Erunakicupes brevis, Schizocoleus longus, Schizocoleus glabrus, Bicoleus kuplensis, Tetracoleus orenburgensis, Rhombocoleus gomankovi, Schizocoleus minimus, Schizocoleus robustus (104717) Rhombocoleites adumbratus, Tecticupes martynovi, Kaltanicupes kargalensis, Kargalarva permosialis (104057) Sakmaracoleus orenburgensis, Aenigmocoleus uralensis, Rossocoleus sakmara, Schizocoleus major (152235)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9China (Anhui) Dikerocoleus divisus, Linicupes yinpinensis, Taldycupes pingi, Archosyne permiana, Chaocoleus limnebius, Asiocoleopsis hongi (103239)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Russian Federation (Orenburg) Uskatocoleus uralensis (152236)