Copelatus convexus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Copelatus convexus, neotype (piece and counterpiece)
Taxonavigation: Adephaga 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Adephaga

Familia: Dytiscidae
Subfamilia: Copelatinae
Genus: Copelatus
Species: †Copelatus convexus

Name[edit]

  • Copelatus convexus (Förster, 1891)
    • Authority for current combination: Fikáček, Hájek & Schmied, 2011: 18 ('comb. n.')
    • Combination: Hydrobius convexus: Théobald, 1937
    • Original combination genus: Escheria Heer, 1847
    • Primary type: neotype
      • Fixation: designated by Fikáček, Hájek & Schmied (2011: 18)
      • Description: 'fossil of the whole beetle in dorsal view, head, pronotum and elytra almost completely preserved; appendages missing'
      • Repository: NHMB R91 (imprint) + R74 (counter-imprint)
    • Type locality: 'Kleinkems (SW Germany, ...'
    • Type horizon: 'ca. Eocene-Oligocene boundary', 34 mya

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