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Cleonus leucosiae Heer 1847 (snout beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 209703

Full reference: O. Heer. 1847. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Erster Theil: Käfer 1-229

Belongs to Cleonini according to A. A. Legalov 2015

Sister taxa: Cleonolithus, Cleonus, Cleonus arvernensis, Cleonus degeneratus, Cleonus deucalionis, Cleonus estriatus, Cleonus foersteri, Cleonus fouilhouxii, Cleonus larinoides, Cleonus primoris, Cleonus pyrrhae, Cleonus rohweri, Cleonus speciosus, Coniocleonus, Eocleonus, Pliocleonus, Scaphomorphus, Stephanocleonus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Oeningen (unspecified coll), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 14.5, elytron 8.35 x 3.30