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Hipporhinus ventricosus Piton 1940 (snout beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 205385

Full reference: L. Piton. 1940. Paléontologie du Gisement Éocéne de Menat (Puy-de-Dôme) (Flore et Faune) 1-303

Belongs to Naupactini according to A. A. Legalov et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Arostropsis, Artipus, Brachycamacina, Cyphina, Naupactina, Naupactus

Type specimen: MNHN R06684, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Menat (Piton collection), which is in a Selandian crater lake diatomite in the Menat Formation of France.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 18.0, elytron length 13.0