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Acmaeodera burmitina Cockerell 1917 (click beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 213577

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1917. Insects in Burmese amber. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 10:323-329

Belongs to Elateridae according to C. L. Bellamy 2008

Sister taxa: Adocetus, Agrypninae, Anchastus, Anepismus, Babuskaya, Biadelater, Bilineariselater, Cardiophorinae, Cardiosyne, Cebrioninae, Cretoelaterium, Cryptagriotes, Cryptocoelus, Curtelater, Dendrometrinae, Dysarestus, Elater maculatus, Elateridium, Elaterina, Elaterinae, Elaterites, Elaterites, Elaterium, Eopyrophorus, Epiphanis, Fengningia, Gemelina, Hemiopinae, Horistonotus, Idolus, Ischnodes, Lissominae, Ludiophanes, Melanactes, Micrelaterium, Mimelater, Negastriinae, Ovivagina, Oxygonus, Oxynopterinae, Paralithomerus, Paranomus, Physodactylinae, Pityobiinae, Protagrypninae, Semiotus, Silicernius, Spheniscosomus, Stenelytron, Tetralobinae, Tetraraphes, Thylacosterninae, Turonelater

Type specimen: BMNH In.19107, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (Swinhoe collection, BMNH), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 19.0, elytron length 15.0