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Ripiphoridae (wedge shaped beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Ripiphoridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Rhipiphoridae Crowson p. 697
1995Rhipiphoridae Lawrence and Newton, Jr. p. 786
2011Ripiphoridae Bouchard et al.
2016Ripiphoridae Batelka et al. p. 71
2017Ripiphoridae Hsiao and Huang p. 30
2018Ripiphoridae Batelka et al. p. 297
2022Ripiphoridae Cai et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
PancrustaceaZrzavý and Štys 1997
AltocrustaceaRegier et al. 2010
LabiocaridaSchwentner et al. 2017
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938

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.

Fm. Ripiphoridae Gemminger 1870 [wedge shaped beetle]
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Subfm. Pelecotominae Seidlitz 1875
G. †Burmitoma Batelka et al. 2018
Burmitoma nalae Batelka et al. 2018
G. Clinops Gerstaecker 1855
Clinops svachai Batelka and Prokop 2019
G. †Flabellotoma Batelka et al. 2016
Flabellotoma heidiae Batelka et al. 2016
G. †Plesiotoma Batelka et al. 2018
Plesiotoma alissae Batelka et al. 2018
G. †Spinotoma Hsiao and Huang 2017
Spinotoma ruicheni Hsiao and Huang 2017
Invalid names: Micholaeminae Viana 1971 [synonym]
Subfm. Ripidiinae Gerstaecker 1855
G. †Olemehliella Batelka 2017
Olemehliella krali Batelka 2011
Invalid names: Olemehlia Batelka 2011 [replaced]
G. †Pauroripidius Kaupp and Nagel 2001
Pauroripidius groehni Kaupp and Nagel 2001
Tr. Ripidiini Gerstaecker 1855
G. †Amberocula Batelka et al. 2018
Amberocula costata Batelka et al. 2018
Amberocula fallax Batelka et al. 2018
Amberocula muelleri Batelka et al. 2018
G. †Cretaceoripidius Falin and Engel 2010
Cretaceoripidius burmiticus Cockerell 1917
G. Neorrhipidius Viana 1958
Neorrhipidius seicherti Batelka et al. 2011
G. †Paleoripiphorus Perrichot et al. 2004
Paleoripiphorus deploegi Perrichot et al. 2004
G. †Protoripidius Cai et al. 2018
Protoripidius burmiticus Cai et al. 2018
G. Quasipirhidius Zaragoza Caballero 1991
Quasipirhidius luzziae Batelka et al. 2011
G. †Ripidinelia Batelka and Prokop 2019
Ripidinelia burmiticola Batelka and Prokop 2019
G. Ripidius Thunberg 1806
Ripidius primordialis Stein 1877
Invalid names: Ripidius megalophus Dalman 1826 [nomen dubium]
Subfm. Ripiphorinae Gemminger 1870
Tr. Macrosiagonini von Heyden 1908
G. Macrosiagon Hentz 1830
Macrosiagon deuvei Batelka et al. 2006
G. †Melanosiagon Batelka and Prokop 2021
Melanosiagon serraticornis Batelka and Prokop 2021
G. Metoecus Dejean 1834
Metoecus geikiei Scudder 1890
Tr. Ripiphorini Gemminger 1870
G. Ripiphorus Bosc 1792
Ripiphorus meyeri von Heyden and von Heyden 1866
Invalid names: Myodites Latreille 1829 [synonym]
G. †Salignacicola Batelka and Prokop 2021
Salignacicola ebboi Perrichot et al. 2004
Invalid names: Hemirhipidiinae Heller 1921 [empty], Ptilophorinae Gerstaecker 1855 [empty]
No diagnoses are available
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 Cenomanian to the top of the Holocene or 100.50000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 99.6 Ma

Collections (27 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6France (Poitou-Charentes) Paleoripiphorus deploegi (99114)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9France (Alpes-de-Haute- Provence) Macrosiagon ebboi (123441)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Myanmar Amberocula muelleri, Amberocula costata, Amberocula fallax, Plesiotoma alissae, Burmitoma nalae (184841) Melanosiagon serraticornis, Ripidinelia sp., Ripidinelia burmiticola (223712) Myodites burmiticus (123020) Paleoripiphorus deploegi, Amberocula muelleri, Amberocula fallax (184692) Paleoripiphorus deploegi, Flabellotoma heidiae, Ripiphoridae tringulin B (111688) Protoripidius burmiticus (161726) Ripidiinae indet. (123053) Ripidiinae indet., Ripiphoridae indet. (178121) Spinotoma ruicheni (178159)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Russian Federation Strepsiptera indet. (35056)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Oise) Macrosiagon deuvei (123850)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Russian Federation Ripidius sp. (107340)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Germany Ripidius primordialis (123769)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation (Kaliningrad) Clinops svachai (207812) Olemehlia krali (120814) Pauroripidius groehni (110735) Pelecotominae indet. (124205) Rhipidius primordialis (123221 123962)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Poland Ripidius primordialis (109625)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Rhipiphorus geikiei (106384)
MP 3028.4 - 23.03Germany Myodites meyeri (123945)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Dominican Republic Quasipirhidius luzziae (123708) Quasipirhidius luzziae, Neorrhipidius seicherti (122474)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Tanzania Ripidius megalophus, Ripidius pyrrholophus (152160)