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Axelrodiellus ruptus Zherikhin and Gratshev 2004 (weevil)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Brentidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 187184

Scale bar 1 mm

Full reference: V. V. Zherikhin and V. G. Gratshev. 2004. Fossil Curculionoid Beetles (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea) from the Lower Cretaceous of Northeastern Brazil. Paleontological Journal 38(5):528-537

Belongs to Axelrodiellus according to A. A. Legalov 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 43312, an exoskeleton (incomplete Body). Its type locality is Crato (AMNH collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large carbonate in the Crato Formation of Brazil.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 3.70, elytron length 2.60